Attr: TOMMY ASHEVAK, TALOYOAK/SPENCE BAY, E4-297, Spence Bay
bone, mounted to revolving wood base
10 ins x 8 ins x 8 ins; 25.4 cms x 20.3 cms x 20.3 cms
Tommy was a contemporary of Karoo Ashevak’s. Both artists compose their works with humour and flamboyance, characteristics that are synonymous with their community of Spence Bay and the Netsilik region, more generally.
Darlene Coward Wight, Art & Expression of the Netsilik, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2000, page 72.