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Inuit Prints, Japanese Inspiration: Early Printmaking in the Canadian Arctic

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Some fifty years ago, the remote Arctic community of Cape Dorset was introduced to the ancient traditions of Japanese printmaking by James Houston, a Canadian artist who had studied in Japan with Un'ichi Hiratsuka. Inspired, Cape Dorset artists creatively transformed these influences as they launched their own print studio, now one of the most successful in Canada. Featuring rare archival photographs, two essays and 46 exquisite artworks--Japanese prints brought to Cape Dorset, Inuit prints (1957-1963), and works by James Houston--this catalogue presents new scholarship on the birth of Inuit printmaking, situating the movement within global and local entanglements

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ISBN:
9780660199702
Publisher:
Canadian Museum of Civilization/Musee Canadie
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Author:
Ikeda, Asato
Author:
Tiampo, Ming
Author:
Vorano, Norman
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110301
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
100
Dimensions:
9 x 10 in

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