Inuit art: Swimming Arctic Chars / Fish
Inuit Artist: Gordon Kyak
Size: 10" long, 5" high, 5" wide, 1.14 lbs
Community: Iqaluit, NU
Material: Serpentine, caribou antler (the base and inlaid eyes)
This piece depicts two beautiful arctic char fish with inlaid eyes swimming in an ocean.
There is something extraordinarily freeing about about the migration patterns of Arctic Char, particularly their movements to and from the river mouths. This piece conveys a wry hipness.