JUDAS ULLULAQ (1937-1999), ᔪᑕ ᐅᓗᓚ, Gjoa Haven / Uqsuqtuuq
SHAMAN WITH SPIRITS
stone, antler, musk ox horn
signed in syllabics, c. late 1980s
12 x 12 x 9 in — 30.5 x 30.5 x 22.9 cm
One of the most recognizable and innovative artists from the Kitikmeot Region, Ullulaq’s work has inspired countless artists. Carved during the peak of his career, this finely detailed and dynamic work is comprised of many of his signature themes; emerging spirits, expressive faces and a musk ox.