Arctic Evening by Suvinai Ashoona

Shuvinai Ashoona produces imaginative, creative works that combine myth-history, personal iconography, and very private symbolism.

Details

Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
56 x 76 cm
Art Fund grant:
£299 ( Total: £299)
Acquired in:
2012
Vendor:
Galerie d'art Vincent

Her work is typically not as readily accessible as her more famous cousin, Annie Pootoogook, but Shuvinai is considered the stronger artist. This work is an ostensibly neutral image of a contemporary Inuit home, in which a variety of commodities and global brands are visible. This acquisition was presented by the Art Fund and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Provenance

Galerie d'Art Vincent

Venue details

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Downing Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 3DZ 01223 333516 www.maa.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

Free entry to all

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4.30pm
Sun, 12noon – 4.30pm

Closed for approximately one week at Christmas and the New Year (please check website for dates) and on on Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Share this article