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Aqigaaq, Mathew

       1940-2010      Homme       E2-350

       Lieu de naissance:  près de Kazan River Falls

       Réside:  Baker Lake

       Sculpture, litographie

       Mathew est marrié à l'artiste de Baker Lake Marjorie Agluvak.                     

 

       EXPOSITIONS:

       1968                                   Group Exhibition

                                                   Waddington Gallery                               

                                                   Montréal, Quebec

       1968                                   Group Exhibition

                                                   Lippel Gallery                                   

                                                   Montréal, Québec

       Avril 1968                          Baker Lake Sculpture

                                                   Robertson Galleries                              

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

       Mai - Juin 1969                  Eskimo Sculpture '69

                                                   Robertson Galleries                               

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Juin 1969                            Eskimo Sculpture

                                                   Isaacs Gallery                                   

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Sep - Oct 1970                  Canadian Eskimo Arts Festival

                                                   Alaska Methodist University Galleries            

                                                   Anchorage, Alaska, États-Unis

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       1971 - 1973                       Sculpture/Inuit: Masterworks of the

                                                   Canadian Arctic                                  

                                                   Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                     

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

 

       1973                                   The Tactile Eskimo Art Collection/

                                                   Collection de sculptures esquimaudes             

                                                   appréciables par le toucher                      

                                                   Département des affaires amérindiennes et du 

   développement du Nord, en association avec le

                                                   Canadian National Institute for the Blind                 

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

                                                   (catalogue)

       Dec 1973 - Jan 1974        Eskimo Sculpture (and Drawings)

                                                   Waddington Galleries                             

                                                   Montréal, Québec

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       1974                                   Stone Sculpture of Baker Lake Eskimos

                                                   Pucker/Safrai Gallery                             

                                                   Boston, Massachusetts, États-Unis

       1974                                   Baker Lake Sculpture

                                                  Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art du Québec                  

                                                   Montréal, Québec

       1974                                   Crafts from Arctic Canada/Artisanat de

                                                   l'arctique canadien                               

                                                   Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                     

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Mars 1974                           Baker Lake Sculpture

                                                   The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art                 

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Juin - Septembre 1974   Ulu/Inua: Form and Fantasy in Eskimo Art                                              

                                                   Casino Gallery, Ravinia Park                     

                                                   Chicago, Illinois, États-Unis

                                                   (catalogue)

 

       Août 1974                          Ten Masterworks Exhibition Artists

                                                   Gallery of the Arctic                            

                                                   Victoria, British Columbia

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Mars - Juillet 1976             The Mulders' Collection of Eskimo Sculpture

                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                             

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Juin 1977                           Sheokju of Cape Dorset & Eleven

                                                   Sculptors of Baker Lake                          

                                                   Victor Waddington Gallery                        

                                                   Londres, Angleterre

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Janvier - Juin 1979             Spirits and Dreams - Arts of the Inuit of Baker Lake                                    

                                                   Département des affaires amérindiennes et du dévelopement du Nord             

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

                                                   (brochure illustrée)

       Octobre 1979                     Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterwork

                                                   Exhibitors of the Canadian Arctic                

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Février - Mars 1980           Collectors' Choice - An Exhibition of

                                                   Important Inuit Sculpture                        

                                                   Waddington Galleries                             

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       Avril - Mai 1980                  Baker Lake - Drawings, Sculpture, Tapestries                                        

                                                   Theo Waddington                                  

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

 

       Avril - Mai 1980                  The Klamer Family Collection of Inuit

                                                   Art from the Art Gallery of Ontario              

                                                   University of Guelph                             

                                                   Guelph, Ontario

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Avril - Mai 1981                   Festival of Birds

                                                   The Arctic Circle                                 

                                                   Los Angeles, California, États-Unis

       Oct - Nov 1982                    Inuit Sculpture 1982

                                                   The Raven Gallery                                 

                                                   Minneapolis, Minnesota, États-Unis

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Mai 1983 - Avril 1985         Grasp Tight the Old Ways: Selections from

                                                    the Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art        

                                                   Art Gallery of Ontario                           

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Nov 1983 - Mars 1985       Contemporary Indian and Inuit Art of Canada

                                                  Département des affaires amérindiennes et du

  dévelopement du Nord, Ottawa, présenté à

           l'édifice de l'assemblé générale, Nations Unis,               

                                                   New York, New York, États-Unis

                                                   (brochure illustrée)

       Nov 1984 - Fév 1985         Stones, Bones, Cloth, and Paper:

                                                   Inuit Art in Edmonton Collections                

                                                   Edmonton Art Gallery                              

                                                   Edmonton, Alberta

       Décembre 1984                  Takamit - Canadian Eskimo Art: Selections

                                                   from Private Collections and the Government      

                                                   of Canada organisé par La Fédération des Coopératives      

                                                   du Nouveau-Québec et le Jane Voorhees          

                                                   Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University          

                                                   New Brunswick, New Jersey, États-Unis

                                                   (brochure illustrée)

       Fév 1985 - Avril 1986         Die Kunst aus der Arktis

                                                   Département des affaires amérindiennes et du dévelopement

   du Nord du Canada, Ottawa, présentée par la Commerzbank                         

                                                   Frankfurt, Allemagne

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Mars - Mai 1985                 Uumajut: Animal Imagery in Inuit Art

                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                             

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Décembre 1985                Masterwork Sculpture 1985

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Mai - Juin 1986                  The Spirit of the Land

                                                   The Koffler Gallery                              

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

                                                   (brochure illustré)

       Juillet - Août 1986               Keewatin Sculpture: Reflections of

                                                   the Spirit Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Octobre 1986                      Masterwork Sculpture 1986

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Octobre 1987                     Recent Acquisitions of Early Inuit Sculpture                                        

                                                   Arctic Artistry                                   

                                                   Hartsdale, New York, États-Unis

 

       Juin - Septembre 1988      The World Around Me

                                                  University of Lethbridge Art Gallery             

                                                   Lethbridge, Alberta

 

       Août - Septembre 1988       Mother & Child

                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                             

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Novembre 1988                  Echoes of the Drum

                                                   Gallery of the Arctic                            

                                                   Victoria, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Janvier - Février 1989        The Early Years: Sculpture from the 50's and 60's                                         

                                                   The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art                 

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

                                                   (brochure illustré)

       Juin 1989                            Masters of the Arctic: An Exhibition

                                                   of Contemporary Inuit Masterworks                

                                                   Présenté par la Amway Corporation               

                                                   à l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unis

            New York, New York, États-Unis

                                                 (catalogue illustré)

       Juin - Juillet 1989                Baker Lake Sculpture

                                                   The Upstairs Gallery                             

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Juillet - Sep1989                 Mother and Child: Selections from the

                                                   Inuit Collection of the Art Gallery              

                                                   of Ontario                                        

                                                   Art Gallery of Ontario                           

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       1990                                   Baker Lake

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, Colmbie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Janvier - Sep 1990              Arctic Mirror

                                                   Musée de la civilsation                  

                                                   Hull, Québec

       Novembre 1990                  Inuit Masterworks

                                                   Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Février - Juin 1991             Granville Island Canadian Inuit Sculpture

                                                   Première exposition                   

                                                   Vancouver Inuit Art Society                      

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

       Juin - Septembre 1991       Granville Island Canadian Inuit Sculpture

                                                   Première exposition             

                                                   Vancouver Inuit Art Society                      

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

       Juin - Novembre 1991       Qamanittuaq: The Art of Baker Lake

                                                   National Gallery of Canada                       

                                                   Ottawa, Ontario

       Nov 1993 - Mars 1994        The Inuit Imagination

                                                   Winnipeg Art Gallery                             

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

       Août - Octobre 1994          Inuit Art from the Canadian Arctic

                                                   Bayly Art Museum                                 

                                                   University of Virginia                           

                                                   Charlottesville, Virginia, États-Unis

       Mars - Juillet 1995              Immaginario Inuit

                                                   Arte e cultura degli esquimesi canadesi          

                                                   Galleria d'Arte Moderna                          

                                                   e Contemporanea                                  

                                                   Vérone, Italie

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Novembre 1995                   Inspiration

                                                   Four Decades of Sculpture                        

                                                   Marion Scott Gallery                             

                                                   Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       EXPOSITIONS:

       Novembre - Déc 1979        Mathew Aqigaaq - Recent Sculpture

                                                   Theo Waddington                                  

                                                   Londres, Angleterre

                                                   (catalogue  illustré)

       1980                                   Mathew Aqiggaaq Sculpture

                                                   Inuit Galerie                                    

                                                  Mannheim, Allemagne

       Avril - Mai 1980                  Mathew Aqiggaaq

                                                  Theo Waddington                                  

                                                   New York, New York, États-Unis

       Septembre 1980                Mathew Aqiggaaq - Recent Sculpture

                                                   Waddington's                                     

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

                                                   (brochure illustré)

       Mai 1982                            Mathew Aqiggaaq (Akeah) of Baker Lake

                                                   The Upstairs Gallery                              

                                                   Winnipeg, Manitoba

                                                   (catalogue illustré)

       Janvrier 1991                     Mathew Aqigaaq (Akeeya)

                                                   The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art                 

                                                   Toronto, Ontario

       COLLECTIONS PERMANENTES:

       Amway Environmental Foundation Collection, Ada, Michigan, États-Unis

       Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario 

       Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

       Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario

       Musée canadien de la civilisation Hull, Québec

       Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan, États-Unis

       Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta 

       Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet, Territoires du Nord-Ouest 

       Klamer Family Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

       Macmillan-Bloedel Limited, Vancouver, Colombie-Britannique

       McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario

       Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

       National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

       Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario 

       University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta

       Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

       HONNEURS, ACCOMPLISSEMENTS et ÉVÉNEMENTS:

       1965   Aquigaak participe dans un atelier de graphisme expérimental à Baker Lake.

 

       1989   Aquigaak prend part au vernissage de l'exposition "Masters of the Arctic" le 5 Juin

   à New York.

 

       RÉFÉRENCES:

           Blodgett, Jean                                   

           GRASP TIGHT THE OLD WAYS:  Selections from the Klamer Family

           Collection of Inuit Art.  Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1983.

       Canada.  Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Dev.

           AKEEAH:  Stone Sculpture of Baker Lake.  Ottawa: Dept. of Indian

           Affairs and Northern Development, 1968.

       Canada.  Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Dev.

           INUNNIT:  The Art of the Canadian Eskimo = L'art des Eskimaux du

           Canada. / by W. T. Larmour. French translation by Jacques

           Brunet.  Ottawa: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern

           Development, 1967.

 

       Canada.  Indian and Northern Affairs             

           CANADIAN INUIT SCULPTURE.  Ottawa:  Inuit Art Section, 1992.

       Canadian Arctic Producers                        

           MATHEW AQIGGAAQ:  Recent Sculpture.  Ottawa: Canadian Arctic

           Producers Cooperative Limited, 1979.

       Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                     

           CRAFTS FROM ARCTIC CANADA = ARTISANAT DE L'ARCTIQUE CANADIEN.

           Ottawa: Canadian Eskimo Arts Council, 1974.

       Canadian Eskimo Arts Council                     

           SCULPTURE/INUIT:  Sculpture of the Inuit: masterworks of the

           Canadian Arctic = La sculpture chez les Inuit: chefs-d'oeuvre de

           l'Arctique canadien.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

           London: Aidan Ellis Publishing, 1971.

       Gallery of the Arctic                            

           ECHOES OF THE DRUM.  Victoria, B.C. : Gallery of the Arctic, 1988.

       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

           BAKER LAKE.  Vancouver, B.C. : Inuit Gallery of Vancouver [1990].

       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

           MASTERWORKS; SCULPTURE.  Vancouver, B.C. : Inuit Gallery of

           Vancouver, 1986.

       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                       

           SCULPTURE OF THE INUIT:  Masterwork Exhibitors of the Canadian

           Arctic.  Vancouver: Inuit Gallery, 1979.

       James, Geoffrey                                  

           MASTERWORKS OF THE ARCTIC:  An Impressive Summation.  Time,

           November 29, 1971. pp.12-13.

       Macduff, Alistair                                

           LORDS OF THE STONE:  An Anthology of Eskimo Sculpture. / By

           Alistair  Macduff. Photographs by George M. Galpin.  North

           Vancouver:  Whitecap Books, 1982.

 

       Marion Scott Gallery                             

           INSPIRATION:  FOUR DECADES OF SCULPTURE BY CANADIAN INUIT:

           Curated by Norman Zepp.  Vancouver:  Marion Scott Gallery [1996].

       Marion Scott Gallery                             

           MOTHER & CHILD.  Vancouver: Marion Scott Gallery, 1988.

       McMichael Canadian Collection                    

           THE MCMICHAEL CANADIAN COLLECTION.  Kleinberg: McMichael

           Canadian Collection, 1979.

       Sanavik Cooperative                              

           SCULPTURE 1974.  Baker Lake: Sanavik Cooperative, 1974.

       Seidelman, Harold and James Turner               

           THE INUIT IMAGINATION:  Arctic Myth and Sculpture.

           Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1993.

       Swinton, George                                  

           ESKIMO SCULPTURE. = SCULPTURE ESQUIMAUDE.  Toronto:  McClelland

           and Stewart, 1965.

       Swinton, George                                  

           SCULPTURE OF THE ESKIMO.  Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1972.

       Upstairs Gallery                                 

           BAKER LAKE SCULPTURE.  Winnipeg: The Upstairs Gallery 1989.

       Verona.   Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

           IMMAGINARIO INUIT:  ARTE E CULTURA DEGLI ESQUIMESICANADESI.

           Commune di Verona:  Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di

           Palazzo Forti, 1995.

       Waddington Galleries                             

           ESKIMO SCULPTURE.  Montréal: Waddington Galleries, 1974.

 

 

      (c) Inuit Art Section, INAC 1995