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John Kavik

 (1897 - 1993)
John Kavik was active/lived in Northwest Territories, Nunavut / Canada.  John Kavik is known for Inuit sculpture, carving, drawing, ceramics.

Keywords and Quick Facts for John Kavik


Birth / Death:  1897 Gjoa Haven, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Canada - 1993 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Methods for John Kavik

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

Media for John Kavik

Ceramics
Ink
Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen

Styles for John Kavik

Abstraction and Realism; Semi Abstract
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for John Kavik

Animals, Mammals
Birds, Ornithology
Eskimo, Inuit Culture: Genre and Figure
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
Humor, Whimsy
Mothers and Children
Mythology, Legends
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality

Collections for John Kavik

Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection of Inuit Art, TD Gallery

Added Description for John Kavik

Self Taught

Ethnicity for John Kavik

Inuit, Eskimo

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for John Kavik

Creation and Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art

Exhibition of Museum for John Kavik

Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Art Gallery of Ontario
Edmonton Art Gallery/Art Gallery of Alberta
In Shadow of the Sun, Inuit Art, Museum of Civilization
Inuit Modern: Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario
Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery
Winnipeg Art Gallery

Exhibition of Special Group for John Kavik

Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic


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Standing Figure ca. 1963-65

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