11" Diving Seal by Kellypalik Qimirpik
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Inuit art: Diving Seal
Inuit Artist: Kellypalik Qimirpik
Size: 11" high, 9" wide. 8 lbs.
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Contrary to his famous dancing muskox, Qimirpik opted for quiet grace rather than exuberant display in his depictions of seals. In Qimirpik's hands, this diving seal is transferred into a creature of elegance and nobility.
The stoic and opulent pallid stone lends itself to the terse lines and flawless symmetry. This howls to the conclusion of a masterpiece with bounteous visage and audacity.
Comes with an Igloo Tag (certified of authenticity), also signed by the artist on the bottom.
Kellypalik Qimirpik (1948 - )
Kellypalik has been exhibiting since the mid-1970s and was included in the 1989 “Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks,” which toured for more than a decade. He shows widely nationally and internationally and has had a number of solo exhibitions.*
* From Cape Dorset Sculptures, 2005.
Kellypalik has a very long list of national and international exhibitions, please contact us for his full bio.