Inuit Art Auction

Lot 52
JOHN KAVIK (1897-1993), E2-290, Rankin Inlet / Kangiqliniq

STANDING FIGURE, stone, signed in syllabics,
19.02" x 10.00" x 5.98"
48.30 x 25.40 x 15.20 cm
Rankin Inlet / Kangiqliniq

Est. $10000/15000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 05/29/2018

Note: Considerable in size and intensity, this work by John Kavik speaks to the stark and resilient course of his repertoire. Working with very durable stone and modest tools, Kavik’s carving method reveals to us the perseverance and dedication to make such a sculpture. Kavik chose the human figure as the prevailing theme in his art. Standing Figure is an excellent example of this.

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