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60th Anniversary: West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative Cape Dorset/Kinngait WBEC Studios

October 19, 2019 - January 26, 2020

AWE Gallery

Pudlo Pudlat, Man Carrying Bear, 1961, colour skin stencil on paper, 23/50, 64.0 cm x 48.0 cm, Purchase, 1962

The West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative was established in 1959 in Cape Dorset. The first annual Cape Dorset print collection was released the same year, containing images produced by Inuit artists in the region. This exhibition includes prints and a selection of catalogues documenting the Annual Graphics Collections produced since 1959 by the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative’s Kinngait studio in Cape Dorset.

In this exhibit

Pudlo Pudlat, Man Carrying Bear, 1961, colour skin stencil on paper, 23/50, 64.0 cm x 48.0 cm, Purchase, 1962

Kenojuak Ashevak, Complex of Birds, 1960, stonecut on paper, 22/50, 66.0 cm x 61.0 cm, Gift of the Director's Fund, 1961

Niviaksiak, The Archer, 1960, skin stencil on paper, 38/50, 31.0 cm x 61.0 cm, Purchase, 1961

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