(1893/99 or 1906 - 1976)
Joe Talirunili was active/lived in Quebec / Canada. Joe Talirunili is known for stone folk art sculpture, iconic carving, printing, drawing.
Biography Joe Talirunili
Joe Talirunili (1893/99 or 1906 – 1976) (1)
‘Talirunili had the unique personal vision of a true folk artist and is today considered one of the greatest Inuit artists.’ (2)
An important Canadian Inuit* carver, sculptor, draftsman*, and printmaker, Joe Talirunili (aka: Joe Talirunilik; aka: Joe Talirunnilik; aka: disc number* E9818) was born near Kuujjuarapik, Quebec and died in Puvirnituq (aka: Povungnituk), Quebec, where he had lived since the 1950’s. His “migration” carvings are iconic images of Inuit Art*. He is discussed in most of the comprehensive books about Inuit Art* and he is the subject of an article in the Canadian Encyclopedia. His works have been featured in many landmark exhibitions, they are in the colle
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