The Inuit Art Quarterly is the only publication that focuses solely on the vibrant and dynamic world of Inuit art. Published by the Inuit Art Foundation since 1986, this quarterly art magazine connects readers around the world with the Arctic by way of feature articles on well-known and emerging artists, timely and topical commentary and exclusive interviews.

The Winter 2018 issue of the Inuit Art Quarterly  is dedicated to one of the most longstanding and complex influences in the field of Inuit art: exchange. From physical movement and travel to collaborative projects and expanding digital markets, this issue explores the many ways artists engage their audiences and connect with one another.

Our cover story on Inuit Pop art by award-winning filmmaker, curator and writer Cass Gardiner explores the emergence of popular iconography in the work of Ningiukulu Teevee, Qavavau Manumie and cover artist Tarralik Duffy, and more. From Barney to Batman, these works reflect the sophisticated and often humorous ways Inuit adapt to the increasing presence of southern culture. Accompanying features include Gabrielle Montpetit’s in-depth look at how buy/sell groups and artist pages on Facebook by designers Martha Kyak, Nicole Camphaug, Tanya Innaarulik and Tarralik Duffy are facilitating new digital exchanges that are transforming the Inuit art economy.

An interview with Kablusiak and Jesse Tungililk by Aboriginal Curatorial Collective Executive Director Clayton Windatt explores the recent TD North South Artist Exchange where the artists completed residencies in Inuvik, Inuvialuit Settlement Region, NT and Banff, AB respectively, while our Legacy piece illuminates the little-known story of the delegation of carvers—Paul Toolooktook, John Pangnark, Syollie Amituk and Eliyak Pootoogook—sent to Osaka, Japan to work inside the Canadian Pavilion at Expo ’70 and the role Inuit art played on an international stage. Finally, closing the issue, a detailed look at the recent exhibition Illirjavut: Our values that are precious by co-curators Qumaq Mangiuk Iyaituk and Kathryn Delaney illuminates the powerful stories shared by elders and captured in watercolour during storybook making workshops held over the last decade across Nunavik and beyond.

Other highlights of the issue include:

  • A look at the influence of Kenojuak Ashevak on the sculptural work of Brian Jungen;
  • A profile of emerging artist Megan Kyak-Monteith;
  • Leading Canadian artists Marcel Dzama, Luis Jacob, Skawennati, Brenda Draney and Shary Boyle on their favourite works;
  • Reviews of exhibitions, upcoming events and much more…

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