Inuit Art

Inuit Art

An Introduction

Book - 1998
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A general introduction to the contemporary Inuit art of Canada, setting it in its cultural, historical and socio-economic background and giving an overview of regional and individual styles. Illustrated mainly in colour with specially commissioned photographs.
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1998
ISBN: 9780810934764
Characteristics: x, 198 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Hessel, Dieter


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Nov 22, 2017

A little dry, but contains a lot of information about Inuit art including many photos of sculpture and some 2-D art. Chapters are organized chronologically by eras of Inuit art production. Others have criticized this approach but I didn't mind at all. Especially since at some point the author does have sections focused on locales/regions. This book gave me a good foundation in the history of Inuit art. There is some text which reads like a history book. 3-4 stars/5 stars.

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