Stones, Bones and Stitches: Storytelling Through Inuit Art
Authors -Shelley Falconer and Shawna White
Hardcover - 48 pages
Tundra Books, 2007
Stones, Bones and Stitches is a fascinating and beautiful introduction to the art of the North. Focusing on several important works from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Curators Shelley Falconer and Shawna White take you on an impressive journey through the artistic landscape. The evolving character of the North is explored through the lens of some of Canada's most significant Inuit artists, past and present.
Included are eight different works from sculpture to prints, each highlighted with introductions to the artists, the materials they used, geography, legends, and stories. Photographs together with intriguing facts give the reader insight into the artists' lives, communities, and working conditions along with brief histories of the region.