Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Polar Bear

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  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 4 × 5 × 2 inches
  • Reference Code: M160369

Eegyvudluk Pootoogook

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1931-2000)

Eegyvudluk is the son of the late graphic artist and carver Pootoogook (1887-1958), and graphic artist Ningeookaluk (1889-1962), but was raised by Iqaluq Petaulassie (Echalook Goo). His wife Napatchie is also a well-known graphic artist. Eegyvudluk’s brothers Kananginak, Paulassie, and Pudlat (1919-1985) are all Cape Dorset artists as well.