The Ashoona Legacy
ACI releases free ebook on Inuit artist Pitseolak Ashoona
One of the first Inuit to create images of traditional life, Pitseolak Ashoona contributed to the establishment of a modern Inuit art form that has received worldwide popular and commercial success. Beyond her own accomplishments, she has influenced generations of Inuit artists, leaving an important and lasting legacy. To learn more, read or download the ACI’s free online art book Pitseolak Ashoona: Life & Work by Christine Lalonde, Curator of Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Canada.
Pitseolak Ashoona, Légende de la femme qui se transforme en narval, v. 1974, crayon-feutre de couleur sur papier vélin, 66 x 50,7 cm, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa.