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Karoo Ashevak

 (1940 - 1974)
Karoo Ashevak was active/lived in Northwest Territories, Nunavut / Canada.  Karoo Ashevak is known for Inuit whalebone sculpture, carving.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Karoo Ashevak


Birth / Death:  1940 near Taloyoak, Nunavut, Northwest Territories - 1974 Taloyoak, Nunavut, Northwest Territories

Methods for Karoo Ashevak

Carving of Walrus, Caribou, Antler, Baleen, Whalebone
Direct Carver, Hand Carving
Sculpture, Sculptor

Media for Karoo Ashevak

Styles for Karoo Ashevak

Fauve, Fauvism

Subjects for Karoo Ashevak

Eskimo, Inuit Culture: Genre and Figure
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Humor, Whimsy
Mythology, Legends
Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views
Wildlife, Wild Animal

Ethnicity for Karoo Ashevak

Inuit, Eskimo

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Karoo Ashevak

Creation and Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art

Exhibition of Museum for Karoo Ashevak

Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Art Gallery of Ontario
Inuit Modern: Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
National Gallery of Canada
Winnipeg Art Gallery


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