Views from Home: Drawings by Johnny Pootoogook

Drawing can serve as a vehicle for memory. Some artists use drawing to recollect moments from the past, while others utilize the medium to investigate feelings or even re-imagine events. The use of memory as a source of reference, rather than the commonly used photograph or preliminary sketch, leaves space for the artist’s interpretation—leeway for creativity and imaginative elements; the … Read More

Exhibition: Johnny Pootoogook – Views from Home

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Coming this spring: the much-anticipated solo exhibition for Kinngait artist, Johnny Pootoogook. Pootoogook turned heads with his large-scale Raven drawings at Art Toronto in 2019. Now, we are pleased to present his first solo exhibition. Born into an artistic family, Pootoogook has been involved with the Kinngait Studios since childhood and, over the past decade, has placed a particular focus … Read More

SEAL HUNTING

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Johnny Pootoogook
Cape Dorset 2021
Coloured pencil & ink
15 x 23 in.

THE JUMP

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Johnny Pootoogook
Cape Dorset 2010
coloured pencil and ink
25 1/2 x 19 5/8 in.

SEAL HUNT

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Johnny Pootoogook
Cape Dorset 2019
coloured pencil and ink
50 3/8 x 48 7/8 in.

SEAL HUNT

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Johnny Pootoogook
Cape Dorset 2019
coloured pencil and ink
42 1/2 x 50 1/4 in.

AERIAL PURSUIT

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Johnny Pootoogook
Cape Dorset 2020
Stonecut
17 x 18 in.

THE STONEHOUSE

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Johnny Pootoogook
Cape Dorset 1993
Lithograph
22 1/4 x 30 in.