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Joe Talirunili

 (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.

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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  ...  Displaying 750 of 21008 characters.



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About  Joe Talirunili

Born:  1893/99 or 1906 - near Kuujjuaraapik (Great Whale River), Quebec
Died:   1976 - Puvirnituq, Quebec
Known for:  stone folk art sculpture, iconic carving, printing, drawing