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7 Bone-Rattling Works of Skeleton Art

Inuit Art Foundation | October 29, 2021

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7 Bone-Rattling Works of Skeleton Art

Working himself to the bone! William Noah depicts a man cutting ice blocks in order to build an igloo in this colourful print. Noah is known for his carefully rendered, x-ray-like images of humans and wildlife. With their skeletal system and internal organs exposed, these figures are a reference to the shaman’s ability to rid themselves of their flesh, often for the purpose of flying without the extra weight.

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