Annie Pootoogook was born in Cape Dorset and died recently in Ottawa. She was a ground-breaking Inuit artist.
In 2006, she won the prestigious Sobey Art Award. Her work was exhibited internationally, such as in Germany at Documenta, and in New York at The National Museum of the American Indian.
Click here for an excellent article from the Globe and Mail, and click here for the CBC news report.
Her death at the age of 47 is very sad, and a huge loss. Rest in peace, Ms Annie Pootoogook.
Herdeath is a loss to our art world.
Yes, it’s a tragedy.
Thanks for posting this Terry….so sad and such a troubled life. But probably a major contributing factor to the power of her work. RIP
Such honesty in her work…her death is a loss.
I read the sad story of her life and death. Indeed, rest in peace.
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