HUGE! 19" White Polar Bear by Famous Kooyoo Peter

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Inuit art: Walking Bear        

Inuit Artist: Kooyoo Peter (1966 -)
Size: 19" long, 11­­­­" tall,
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Stone: Marble

This is 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, marble walking bears like this one. They have toured several international and domestic exhibitions.

The main attraction of this particular bear is its sheer size and might. It conveys power and might to the audience while maintaining artistic beauty, style and refinement. It is not just a large bear alone, it is also perfectly refined and well proportioned as well as beautifully detailed. There are absolutely no flaws on this bear. The stone is smooth and radiates a gorgeous white.

This sculpture is huge and measures 19" long, 11" tall. This carving is new and purchased directly from the artist.

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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