Irene Avaalaaqiaq

Irene Avaalaaqiaq

Myth and Reality

Book - 2002
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This attractive catalog features the nine textiles and drawings commissioned from Irene Avaalaaquiq by the U. of Guelph (Ontario, Canada where Nasby is curator of the U. Art Gallery) when they awarded her an honorary doctorate for her contribution to contemporary Inuit art. The volume, which includes lengthy excerpts of interviews with the artist, details her life, the history of her home in Baker Lake, and the symbolism of her drawings and tapestries, which depict traditional and personal narratives. Co-published by McGill- Queen's U. Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Montreal, PQ/Kingston, ON : McGill-Queen's Univ. Press : 2002
ISBN: 9780295982793
Branch Call Number: 709.7 Av11n
Characteristics: 128p illus


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