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David Ruben Piqtoukun Biography
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Date of Birth/Date de naissance
10/05/1950

Community/Communauté
Paulatuk / Toronto

Collections
Amway Environmental Foundation Collection, Ada, Michigan, U.S.A.                                                                                
       Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario                                                                                                        
       Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec                                                                                                    
       Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island                                                                            
       Inuit Cultural Institute, Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories                                                                                    
       Klamer Family Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario                                                                              
       McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario                                                                                            
       Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia                                                              
       Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories                                                                    
       Staatliche Museum fur Volkerkunde, Munich, West Germany                                                                                          
       University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta                                                                                                        
       Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                                                                                        


References
                                                      
           INUIT LEGENDS KEPT ALIVE IN ARTIST'S WORK OF STONE.  Winnipeg
           Free Press, January 2, 1988.

                                                        
           MASTERS OF THE ARCTIC:  An Exhibition of Contemporary Inuit
           Masterworks.  Ada, Michigan: Amway Corporation, 1989.

                                                        
           PAULATUK ALBUM: PEOPLE OF THE '30S.  Tusaayaksat, June, 1986.

       Devine, Martha                                    
           PAULATUK EXHIBITION SHOWS SPIRIT, POWER.  Native Press, July 24,
           1987.

       Driscoll, Bernadette                              
           THE INUIT COLLECTION OF THE WINNIPEG ART GALLERY.  Canadian
           Antiques & Art Review, vol. 2, no. 17, April, 1981. pp.36-41.

       Goose, Wayne                                      
           RUBEN CARVING/PHOTO EXHIBIT IN YELLOWKNIFE.  Tusaayaksat,
           August, 1987.

       Hancock, Lyn                                      
           THE ARTISTS OF THE NWT.  Above & Beyond, Vol. 3, No. 1, Winter
           1990/91, pp. 37-40.

       Institute of American Indian Arts Museum          
           KEEPING OUR STORIES ALIVE:  An Exhibition of Art and Crafts from
           Dene and Inuit of Canada.  Santa Fe, N.M.: Institute of American
           Native Arts Museum, 1995.

       Inuit Gallery of Vancouver                        
           SCULPTURE OF THE INUIT:  Masterwork Exhibitors of the Canadian
           Arctic.  Vancouver: Inuit Gallery, 1979.

       Jones, Brian                                      
           ARTIST SEES TUNDRA AS A CLEANSING PROCESS.  News/North,
           July-September, 1987 (also printed in Weekender, "Piqtoukun's
           Magic Mitt").

       Jones, Gloria                                    
           SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM UNIQUE TO WEST COAST.  Monday Magazine, July
           21-27, 1975. p.9.

       Lipton, Barbara                                  
           ARCTIC VISION:  Art of the Canadian Inuit.  Ottawa : Canadian
           Arctic Producers, 1984.

       McLeod, Nancy                                    
           DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN:  Sculpting a Magic Past.  Up Here, vol.
           3, no. 6, October/November, 1987. p.34.

       Noble, Sheila                                    
           DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN-INUIT ARTIST:  Releasing the figure in the
           stone.  Intercom, December 1988. pp.1-2.

       Piqtoukin, David Ruben                            
           TRIP TO ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST, AFRICA.  Inuktitut, January:19-32,
           1983.

       Piqtoukun, David Ruben                            
           A JOURNEY TO THE IVORY COAST.  About Arts and Crafts, vol. 5,
           no. 3, 1982. pp.1-8.

       Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre          
           PAULATUK:  Mythology in Stone and Photographs.  David Ruben
           Piqtoukun and Tom Skudra.  Yellowknife, N.W.T.: Prince of Wales
           Northern Heritage Centre, 1987.

       Routledge, Marie                                  
           INUIT ART IN THE 1970s/L'ART INUIT ACTUEL: 1970-79.  Kingston,
           Ont. : The Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1979.

       Seagren, Ronnie                                  
           DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN.  Edges: New Planetary Patterns vol. 1,
           no. 4, 1989. pp.23-25.

       Seidelman, Harold                                
           DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN.  Arts & Culture of the North, vol. 5, no.
           4, Fall, 1981. pp.375-377.

       Sutherland, David                                
           PAULATUK:  Mythology in Stone and Photographs.  Inuit Art
           Quarterly, vol. 2, no. 4, Fall, 1987. pp.13.

       Verona.   Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
           IMAGINARIO INUIT:  ARTE E CULTURA DEGLI ESQUIMESI CANADESI.
           Commune di Verona:  Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di
           Palazzo Forti, 1995.

       Vision Planetaire                                
           NOUVEAUX TERRITOIRES:  350/500 ANS APRES:  Une exposition d'art
           aborigene contemporain du Canada.  Montreal: Vision Planetaire:
           Ville de Montreal:  UNESCO, 1992.


       Wight, Darlene                                    
           OUT OF TRADITION:  Abraham Anghik / David Ruben Piqtoukun: a
           retrospective exhibition.  Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1989.



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