Beau Dick, Kwakwaka’wakw

Sun Mask

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BEAU DICK

SUN MASK

signed
30 x 27 in — 76.2 x 68.6 cm


December 13, 2018

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $19,200

“A master Kwakwaka’wakw carver, Beau Dick was a supremely talented artist who infused his work with his culture and his soul.

“When he was doing these masks and these prints and these poles, he was really breathing life into them. When he looked at the finished product, it wasn’t art. It was a tradition. It had a story, it had a history,” his daughter Linnea Dick says. “The things he made were really alive.” “

Excerpt from a Globe and Mail article, April 2017.

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Rochelle Konn

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