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The George & Tannis Richardson Collection of Inuit Sculpture

Saturday, May 30, 2015
– Sunday, September 20, 2015
Winnipeg Art Gallery 300 Memorial Blvd
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thirty-nine carvings assembled by the late George Richardson and wife Tannis, two longtime WAG supporters. The collection features sculpture by well-known artists such as Lukie Airut, from Igloolik, and Jimmy Arnamissak, from Inukjuak. Dramatic, large-scale pieces include Airut’s depiction of a mother who drops her child from her amautik (parka) after clashing with a muskox, and Arnamissak’s scene of two men loading a kayak onto a kamotik (sled). The WAG is delighted to showcase these sculptures, housed in trust as part of its world-renowned collection of contemporary Inuit art.

Winnipeg Art Gallery 300 Memorial Blvd
300 Memorial Blvd
Winnipeg, MB

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