Stones, Bones and Stitches

Tundra BooksSKU: 9780887768545

Author:
Falconer, Shelley|White, Shawna
Grade Levels:
Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten
Nation:
Arctic, Inuit
Book Type:
HC
Pages:
48
Publisher:
Tundra Books

Price:
Sale price$24.99

Description

Stones, Bones and Stitches: Storytelling Through Inuit Art is a recent book for students about the lives of six Inuit artists: Oviloo Tunnillie, Joe Talirunili, Jessie Oonark, Lutka Qiatsuk, David Reben Piqtoukun, and Kenojuak Ashevak. In this celebration of sculpture, printmaking, and embroidery stitching, the authors, curator and assistant curator of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, bring the lives of these men and women artists into focus. The book contains black and white photographs along with colour images, a map of the Arctic, and details about the land and resources each artists utilizes. The book also contains information about the artists' techniques and brief biographies. An ideal resource about the Arctic geography and and the way of life of Inuit artists. Reading Level: 8.9

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