KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK (1935-2010), E7-1168, Cape Dorset
GAMES OF STRENGTH
1976, 15/50, condition noted
30" x 24" — 76.2 x 61 cm.
This print is part of the “Cape Dorset” or “Northern Edition” series. At outset, these prints were not for sale outside of Kingnait and do not appear in the annual graphics catalogue.
In this image pairs engage in different games to test strength. Such as ear tugging, which uses a piece of soft leather around the contestant's ears; arm wrestling; and the tugging game, the objective of which is to pull your opponent off the ground.
Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Settlement: Cape Dorset, Cape Dorset / Kinngait
Signature: Disc Number
Works on Paper: Stonecut