15" Mother Bear with Cub by Famous Kooyoo Peter

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Inuit art: Walking Bear with Cub
Inuit Artist: Kooyoo Peter (1966 -)
Size: 14.5" long, 9­­­­" tall, 8" wide. Weight: 24 lbs. 
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Stone: serpentine (fantastic brown)
id: 6543Jbbjj

An immensely powerful bear with cub by world famous Inuit artist, Kooyoo Peter. Kooyoo Peter is an established, very well known artist and is notably famous for his large walking bears like this one. They have toured several international and domestic exhibitions.

The main attraction of this particular bear is its velvety smooth brownish stone depicting a Mother and cub. The color is absolutely gorgeous. This is not just a large bear, it is also perfectly refined and well proportioned as well as beautifully detailed. 

Kooyoo Peter Exhibitions:

2001 Living Arctic, Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
2000 Seven Emerging Artists from Cape Dorset, Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
1995 Miniaturen, Inuit Galerie, Mannheim, Germany
1993 The Bear: Sculpture, Albers Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 Inuit Sculpture--New Acquisitions, Pucker Gallery, Boston, MA
1989 Cold Stones, Warm Hearts: Inuit Art from the Northwest Territories, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
1988 Arctic Forms - Inuit Sculpture, Arctic Inuit Art Gallery, Richmond, VA
1987 Exhibit of Cape Dorset Sculpture, Eskimo Art Inc., Ann Arbour, MI

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