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Luke Iksiktaaryuk

 (1909 - 1977)
Luke Iksiktaaryuk was active/lived in Nunavut / Canada.  Luke Iksiktaaryuk is known for Inuit sculpture, carving, printmaking, drawing.

Luke Iksiktaaryuk

Luke Iksiktaaryuk (1909 - 1977) (1)

An important Canadian sculptor, carver, printmaker and draftsman, Luke Iksiktaaryuk was born in the Kazan River area of Nunavut and died in Baker Lake (aka: Qamanittuaq), Nunavut, where he had been living since the mid 1950s. His life and work are discussed in most books on Inuit art. His antler carvings, prints and drawings have been included in numerous landmark exhibitions, and they're prized acquisitions in prominent public and private collections.

Iksiktaaryuk's most well-known medium was caribou antler carvings which frequently incorporated other mediums such as wood, gut, hide, sinew, fleece, seal skin and metal. He also produced stonecut* and stencil prints, and drawings using colore  ...  Displaying 750 of 8905 characters.

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About  Luke Iksiktaaryuk

Born:  1909 - Kazan River area, Nunavut
Died:   1977 - Baker Lake, (Qamanittuaq) Nunavut
Known for:  Inuit sculpture, carving, printmaking, drawing