Inuit Imagination

Inuit Imagination In myth story and song the Inuit record day to day life and special events celebrate their folk heroes teach their children and invoke the aid of the spirit world And through the millennia and a

  • Title: Inuit Imagination
  • Author: Harry Seidelman
  • ISBN: 9781550541021
  • Page: 150
  • Format: None
  • In myth, story, and song, the Inuit record day to day life and special events, celebrate their folk heroes, teach their children, and invoke the aid of the spirit world And through the millennia and across an expanse that extends from the Polar ice fields south to the 60th Parallel, the Inuit have embodied their beliefs in art This book combines contemporary Inuit sculptIn myth, story, and song, the Inuit record day to day life and special events, celebrate their folk heroes, teach their children, and invoke the aid of the spirit world And through the millennia and across an expanse that extends from the Polar ice fields south to the 60th Parallel, the Inuit have embodied their beliefs in art This book combines contemporary Inuit sculpture with the traditional stories, songs, and oral reminiscences that give meaning and cultural context to this internationally popular and flourishing form Photographs of extraordinary art works, all chosen from important collections including those of the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Canada, demonstrate how closely the art and mythology of the North remain rooted in traditional culture.

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    1. Gorgeous pictures, the history included is interesting, easy to read yet so informative. Includes translations of sayings/poetry/songs and give great description to the artworks and ways of life. The works included are so incredibly amazing, I've re-read it 3x in as many months.

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