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    Innuit Art in National Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw

    Until May 29th in the National Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw, there will be an exhibition “New Inuit Art. Modern Art of Inuits from Kinngait.” It’s co-organized by the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative in Canada and the Polish Foundation of Culture and heritage. At the end of the exhibition, two works will be auctioned off, and the profits will go to a fund supporting Ukraine.

    The exhibition includes sculptures by Kellipalik Kudlu, who comes from an artistic family and learned sculpting from his father and brother, Johnny Pootoogook, whose works are exhibited in the Canadian History Museum and TD Bank Art Collection and Ningeosiaq Ashoona, one of the few female sculptures, who has had many individual expositions in the entirety of Canada. There are also prints, drawings and abstract paintings by Saimaiyu Akesuk, Qavavau Manumie and the Gershon Iskowitz Prize winner Shuvinai Ashoona, whose works were on the Venice Biennale.

    The exhibition is open until May 29th during the museum’s work hours. Ticket prices and more details about the exhibition are on the Museum’s website. At the end of the exhibition, two works will be put up for a charity auction through artinfo.pl. Later on, the money will be used for humanitarian help for Ukrainians.

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