Inuit art: Dancing Bear
Inuit Artist: Markoosie Papigatok
Size: 8.5" tall, 5.5" wide, 4" deep
Community: Cape Dorset
This is a stunning and impressive dancing bear by Markosie Papigatok done in a radiant and vibrant brown stone. Markosie is extremely talented for this style of dancing bears and is what his specialty is.
This dancing bear in particular is nice because it is full of life and movement. It is dancing on one foot. The stone and the color are equally gorgeous. With these features, this bear has a striking appearance and will immediately become noticeable to your audience at first glance.
What strikes me the most about this gorgeous bear are the voluptuous curves. The roundness of the carving instantly puts me in a good mood when I look at it. Markoosie Papigatok is also very talented artist and specializes in dancing bears. His style for dancing bears is to accentuate the curves and to use beautiful colorations with the stone. This is what attracts Inuit art enthusiasts to his works. This dancing bear is perfectly balanced, large and impressive.
This carving is new, signed and purchased directly from the artist. An igloo tag of authenticity is attached.