Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Polar Bear

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  • Medium: basalt
  • Size: 3.5 × 6 × 3 inches
  • Reference Code: U70321

Andrew Mamgark

Andrew Mamgark

Inuit

Arviat, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1930-1997)

Andy Mamgark started carving in 1958 when he was living in Rankin Inlet. He later moved to Tikirarjuaq (Whale Cove) in 1961 and then on to Arviat in 1965. Mamgark liked working with stone and has produced a variety of subject matter ranging from owls, walrus, and polar bears to mother and child images.