(1920 - 1980)
John Pangnark was active/lived in Nunavut / Canada. John Pangnark is known for Inuit sculpture and stone carving, modernist and minimalist.
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Biography John Pangnark
John Pangnark (1920 - 1980) (1)
"He was the Brancusi of the North, with a rare feeling for abstraction." (2)
An important Canadian Inuit (Eskimo) sculptor and carver, John Pangnark was born in Windy Lake, Keewatin (now Nunavut) and died in Rankin Inlet, Keewatin (now Nunavut) [about 350 miles north-east of Windy lake]. His life and work are discussed in most books on Inuit art. His carvings have been included in numerous landmark exhibitions, and they're prized acquisitions in prominent public and private collections. (3)
His primary medium was stone. His subjects were faces, heads, and figures. His styles were Modernism* and Minimalism*. His typical work is semi abstract with abbreviated bodies and suggested facial fea
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