19" Masterpiece Marble Graceful Bear by Famous Kooyoo Peter

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Inuit art: Walking Bear
Inuit Artist: Kooyoo Peter (1966 -)
Size: 19" long, 10.25­­­­" tall, 9" wide. Weight: 65 lbs. Very heavyHuge piece!
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Stone: Serpentine

This bear encompasses every feature a masterpiece carving has to hold. It has grace, style, coloring is gorgeous, finish is finesse  and size is spectacular. If there is a piece of art that will wow your audience, than this bear is it.

An immensely powerful big bear 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 sheer size, might and a beautiful color. This is  not just a large bear, it is also perfectly refined and so well proportioned as well as beautifully detailed, that it resembles a live bear. The stone is silky smooth and radiates a luminescent marbleize white-greyish finish. It is our favorite carving we have acquired this year.

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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