The Other World: Spirits, Demons, and Visions of Transformation
March 12 — 17, 2022
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET
PIERRE AUPILARDUK (b. 1961)
Pierre Aupilarduk is a ceramic artist currently working out of the Matchbox Gallery studios in Kangiqliniq (Rankin Inlet). Aupilardjuk has worked at the gallery since its inception in 1987, and is currently an instructor and manager at the studio. A skilled ceramicist, Aupilardjuk is known for portraying familial scenes amidst images of fantastical transformation, as here in this charming work, Woman Holding Qulliq.
This lot is accompanied by an original Canadian Eskimo Art label reading "Pierre Aupilarduk / Rankin Inlet / Man Holding Kunlik 23-240186."
Nelson, Michael, “Pierre Aupilardjuk on Inuit Traditions” Youtube. Accessed February 21, 2022. Click here to read more.
The Matchbox Gallery, “Pierre Aupilarduk”. Accessed February 21, 2022. http://www.thematchboxgallery.com/PIerre_Aupilardjuk.html.