tumblr_miybwoAP6f1qe1xrwo1_500

The Shaman or was the major figure in the community who acted as intermediary between ordinary people and the spirit world.

This sculpture by Karoo Ashevak is sculpted from whale bone. Many artists from Taloyoak have used the old whale bone left behind by the whalers

Karoo Ashevak
Shaman
Taloyoak 1969
53.3×27.2×33.8 cm – Whale

-=-

Advertisements