Inuit Art over 28 years obtainable in the Netherlands from Canuit.
For a brief impression use the menu on the left side.
Canuit, Inuit Art,
5625 PD Eindhoven,
Phone: + 31 40 2415806
Latest update 22-10-2017
Now in stock: sculptures by e.g. Alex Alikashuak, George Arluk, Ishuhungituk Etungat, Luke Anowtalik!
Also sculptures available from different settlements in the Canadian arctic e.g.: Inukjuak, Baker Lake, Lake Harbour, Taloyoak and Cape Dorset. Please check out our 'sculptures page' or contact us for more information on sculptures.
Inuit carvers produce sculptures using local found natural materials . Stone (soapstone)is found in different colours from soft medium grey to black (Steatite) to various shades of green (serpentine).
Weathered and fossilized whalebone found on the beaches. Ivory from the walrus tusk, and cariboe antler. Carvers use axes, hammers and chisels to rough out the block of carving stone, finishing their sculpture with rasps, files and sandpaper.
Our print collection shows not only prints of different regions inside the Arctic, but also a large variety of techniques.
Traditional stonecut, woodcut, stencil, etching, aquatint and drawings by different (wellknown) Inuit artists from Canada and Greenland.
In stock:prints from Puvurnituq; Holman and Cape Dorset by e.g. Ningeokuluk Teevee , Tim Pitsiulak & Kenojuak.
Printmaking started in Cape Dorset in the late 1950's. With a minimum of equipment and technical training two very basic printmaking techniques have been developed: the stonecut and the stencil. Nowadays various techniques are being used. Look at our prints pages.
Prints can be obtained from Canuit and also from our canadian sister gallery.
Our special page on Greenland. Here you will find Tupilaks and smaller sculptures from West and East Greenland.
Now in stock tupilaks, including some older tupilaks,by e.g. Wilhelm Kunuk , Asser Paakkannak Ignatiussen and Lars Poulsen.
Also a few soapstone sculptures, by e.g. Markus Abrahamsen, Therkild Josefsen and Peter M. Petersen.
Feel free to visit this unique part of our website.
Here you will find art related products.
Soon we will have different Calendars in stock,
including the famous Cape Dorset Art Calendar.
And also over 50 different art cards; Ulu's and Jewelry from Greenland, stamps and sometimes small handicrafts.
And interesting links to other Inuit or Arctic sites.
Find out about a dutch 'arctic' bookstore, the great northern arts festival or the inuit language.
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22-10-2017 - K.Stevens.