JULY 10 - 15
No bigger than five inches, the palm-sized sculptures offered in this auction invite a more tactile experience. These are pieces to be felt and held, and truly remind us that the best things can come in small packages. Echoing the same themes, subjects and styles as their larger works, look for sculptures by Abraham Anghik, Nooveya Ipeelie, Barnabus Arnsungaaq, John Kavik, Lucy Tutsweetok and others.
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Waddington’s West: Canadian & Inuit Art
JULY 3 - 8
Important Note: All lots in this auction are located in Vancouver. Shipping is from Vancouver.
This auction closes at 2 pm ET (11 am PT).
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Waddington’s West: Canadian & Inuit Art
July 03 - 08, 2021
This Vancouver-based auction offers a broad selection of Canadian and Inuit art from private Western Canadian and American collections. Contemporary Canadian artists represented include David Janzen, Robert Genn, Graham Gilmore, Angela Grossman, David Robinson, Roy Arden and Scott MacFarland. Inuit artists include Barnabus Arnasungaaq, Nuna Parr, Henry Evardualuk, Oviloo Tunnilee, Abraham Anghik, alongside a superb unidentified Inukjuak sculpture from the 1960s. Works by American artists Brandon Lattu, Adam Harrison and Red Grooms as well as Greenlandic artist Jonasie Faber are also featured.
Important Note: All lots in this auction are located in Vancouver. Shipping is from Vancouver. This auction closes at 2 pm ET (11 am PT).
Please contact [email protected] for further information including preview appointments and condition reports.
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July 10 - 15, 2021
No bigger than five inches, the palm-sized sculptures offered in this auction invite a tactile experience. These are pieces to be felt and held, and truly remind us that the best things can come in small packages. Echoing the same themes, subjects and styles as their larger works, look for sculptures by Abraham Anghik, Nooveya Ipeelie, Barnabus Arnsungaaq, John Kavik, Lucy Tutsweetok and others.
In-person previews are available.
Please contact us to schedule a preview appointment or further information.Auction Details
Waddington’s always welcomes consignment inquiries for our upcoming auctions.
We are currently specifically interested in the following:
- Classic sculpture and graphics from the 1950s & 1960s.
- Wall hangings, prints and drawings by Jessie Oonark.
- Sculpture by top artists from Cape Dorset, Baker Lake, Arviat, Rankin Inlet, Spence Bay, Gjoa Haven, Inukjuak.
- Works by Joe Talirunili, Ennutsiak, Osuitok Ipeelie, Pauta Saila, Karoo Ashevak, George Tataniq, Judas Ullulaq, Elizabeth Nutaraluk.
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