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THE FIRST PASSIONATE COLLECTOR: THE IAN LINDSAY COLLECTION OF INUIT ART/LE PREMIER COLLECTIONNEUR PASSIONNE: LA COLLECTION D'ART INUIT IAN LINDSAY. Darlene Coward Wight et al. Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1990. Published 1991. 176 pp. with 168 ills. 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 0889151598 Bilingual in English and French.
Highlights works from a pioneering private collection, documenting 152 stone, ivory and bone carvings produced from the late 1940s to the mid-80s by native artists living mainly in northern Quebec and the Cape Dorset region. Includes a brief text by Lindsay, commentaries on selected works, and three essays discussing the rapid acculturation of Inuit society in the late 1940s, the concurrent burgeoning of interest in Inuit art, and the activities of early dealers and collectors.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Native North America — Canada — Post-1945 — Sculpture
Plans: 02,03,19,20,23
Worldwide Number: 023395
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