Tuesday, 20 October 2009
McMichael Canadian Art Collection curator, Anna Stanisz beside "Lone Figure", from the new Nunannguaq: In the Likeness of the Earth exhibition
McMichael Canadian Art Collection curator, Anna Stanisz beside the "Lone Figure", a carving from the new Nunannguaq: In the Likeness of the Earth exhibition
Anna Stanisz is the curator of the new exhibition Nunannguaq: In the Likeness of the Earth now showing at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. This exhibition marks the fiftieth anniversary of the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative and celebrates the remarkable achievement of the internationally acclaimed artistic community of Cape Dorset (Kinngait). The show features a large selection of prints, drawings, and sculptures spanning three generations of Cape Dorset artists. Ms. Stanisz stands beside a stone sculpture(The Lone Figure, 2006) carved by Jutai Toonoo.
The new exhibition Nunannguaq: In the Likeness of the Earth will be on display at the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg, Ontario until January 17, 2010. The gallery is open 7-days a week from 10am until 4pm.
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is located at 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario. For directions visit www.mcmichael.com. For more information and pictures from the show please contact Stephen Weir, 416-489-5868, firstname.lastname@example.org.
photo by Stephen Weir