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Title: Inuit Modern: Masterworks from the Samuel & Esther Sarick Collection Author: Gerald McMaster Publisher: Art Gallery of Ontario Theme: Indigenous art Format: Softcover Pages: 288 Size: 25.5 x 28 x 2.5 cm Language: English Release date: January 2011 ISBN : 9781553657781
A broad-ranging retrospective on the transformation of Inuit art in the twentieth century, Inuit Modern features more than 175 works by seventy-five Inuit artists from one of the world's most comprehensive privately held collections of Inuit art: the Samuel and Esther Sarick Collection.
In response to new thinking about the North, Inuit Modern
Five leading experts on Inuit art have contributed essays and Ingo Hessel, the co-curator, introduces each full-colour plate section, providing a lively and insightful context for the artwork.
The Inuit voice is a critical component of Inuit Modern, complementing the scholarly essays. In their interviews, artists Zacharias Kunuk and David Ruben Piqtoukun offer the perspective of Inuit in the twenty-first century. Poems by the beloved writer Alootook Ipellie and quotes from Inuit artists appear throughout the book.
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