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John Kavik, ᔭᓐ ᑲᕕ

Settlement: Rankin Inlet / Kangiqliniq

(1897-1993) — E2-290

Alternative Names: Kavik Kavik, John Kavik, Qavik Kavik

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Exhibitions

Aboriginal Rights in Canada

National Library of Canada


Arctic Mirror

Canadian Museum of Civilization


Arctic Values '65

New Brunswick Museum with the cooperation of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs


Collector's Choice: 1965-1980

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver


Contemporary Inuit Drawings

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre


Contemporary Inuit Drawings

Muscarelle Museum of Art College of William and Mary


Early Eskimo Sculpture

Arctic Artistry


Eskimo Art

Embankment Gallery


Eskimo Ceramics

Stewart Hall Cultural Centre


Eskimo Sculpture

Winnipeg Art Gallery presented at the Manitoba Legislative Building


Espaces Inuit

Maison Hamel-Bruneau


Festival of Birds

The Arctic Circle


Grasp Tight the Old Ways: Selections from the Klamer Family Collection of Inuit Art

Art Gallery of Ontario


Im Schatten der Sonne: Zeitgenossische Kunst der Indianer und Eskimos in Kanada/In the Shadow of the Sun: Contemporary Indian and Inuit Art in Canada

Canadian Museum of Civilization


Indian/Inuit Pottery '73

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development


Inspiration Four Decades of Sculpture

Marion Scott Gallery


Inuit Art in the 1970s

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, and the Agnes Etherington Art Centre


Inuit Master Artists of the 1970s

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver


Inuit Masterworks

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver


John Kavik

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver


John Kavik: Rankin Inlet Sculpture/ Mark Emerak: Holman Drawings

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Johnny Kavik of Rankin Inlet

The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art


Keewatin Eskimo Ceramics '67

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Ottawa Co-sponsored by the Junior League of Toronto


Keewatin Sculpture: Reflections of the Spirit

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver


Luke Iksiktaaryuk of Baker Lake: Sculpture in Antler/Johnnie Kavik of Rankin Inlet: Sculpture inStone

The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art


Major/Minor

Marion Scott Gallery


Masterwork Sculpture 1985

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver


Mother and Child: Selections from the Inuit Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario

Art Gallery of Ontario


On Collectors and Collecting: Selections from the Herb & Cece Schreiber Family Collection

The Art Gallery of Hamilton


Primitive Art from the Arctic

Arctic Artistry


Pure Vision: The Keewatin Spirit

Norman McKenzie Art Gallery


Rankin Inlet/Kangirlliniq

Winnipeg Art Gallery


Recent Acquisitions of Early Inuit Sculpture

Arctic Artistry


Sculpture by Angaktaguak and Kavik

The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art


Sculpture by John Kavik

The Guild Shop


Sculpture Inuit: Stone/Bone circa 1960-1979

Canadiana Galleries


Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterwork Exhibitors of the Canadian Arctic

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver


Sculpture/Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic

Canadian Eskimo Arts Council


Stones, Bones, Cloth, and Paper: Inuit Art in Edmonton Collections

Edmonton Art Gallery


The Art of Keewatin

Arctic Artistry


The Early Years - Fifties and Sixties

The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art


The Face of the Inuit

The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art


The Inuit Amautik: I Like My Hood To Be Full

Winnipeg Art Gallery


The Inuit Imagination

Winnipeg Art Gallery


The Mulders' Collection of Eskimo Sculpture

Winnipeg Art Gallery


The Swinton Collection of Inuit Art

Winnipeg Art Gallery


The Williamson Collection of Inuit Sculpture

Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina


The World Around Me

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery


The Zazelenchuk Collection of Eskimo Art

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Public Collections

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Victoria


Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto


Canada Council Art Bank

Ottawa


Canadian Museum of Civilization

Hull


Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College

Traverse City


Eskimo Museum

Churchill


Inuit Cultural Institute

Rankin Inlet


Klamer Family Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto


McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Kleinburg


Mendel Art Gallery

Saskatoon


Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

Montreal


Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia

Vancouver


National Gallery of Canada

Ottawa


Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto


Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection

Toronto


University of Lethbridge Art Gallery

Lethbridge


Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver


Williamson Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto


Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg

Artwork

Title Last Sold At Auction
A FIGURE EATING 2016-11 (November 2016)
CONTEMPLATIVE MAN 2014-11 (November 2014)
ENTHUSIASTIC HUNTER 2017-05 (May 2017)
FACES 2012-04 (April 2012)
FAMILY GROUP 2019-12 (December 2019)
FIGURE 2019-11 (November 2019)
FIGURE WITH ARMS RAISED 2020-09 (September 2020)
FIGURE WITH CROSSED ARMS 2019-11 (November 2019)
FIGURE WITH SPIRITS 2019-11 (November 2019)
FIGURES AND FISH 2018-05 (May 2018)
FIGURES AND MUSK OX 2018-11 (November 2018)
FISH (UNTITLED) 2007-04 (April 2007)
HEAD 2015-06 (June 2015)
HEAD OF AN INUK 2017-05 (May 2017)
HOODED FACE 2014-11 (November 2014)
HOODED FIGURE 2015-01 (January 2015)
HUNTER WITH TWO FACES 2015-06 (June 2015)
INUIT FIGURE 2008-11 (November 2008)
INUIT WOMAN 2008-04 (April 2008)
JANUS HEAD 2016-11 (November 2016)
MAN 2017-06 (June 2017)
MAN AND WOMAN 2017-10 (October 2017)
MOTHER AND CHILD 2015-06 (June 2015)
MOTHER WITH CHILD 2018-11 (November 2018)
MOTHER WITH CHILD IN HER AMAUT 2016-11 (November 2016)
MUSK OX 2013-11 (November 2013)
OPPOSING FACES 2010-11 (November 2010)
OPPOSING FIGURES 2007-11 (November 2007)
PLAYFUL MOTHER AND CHILD 2016-11 (November 2016)
POLAR BEAR ON HIND LEGS 2014-06 (June 2014)
SEATED MOTHER AND CHILD 2015-06 (June 2015)
SHAMAN’S HEAD 2007-11 (November 2007)
SITTING MAN 2011-11 (November 2011)
SMALL UPRIGHT BIRD 2010-04 (April 2010)
STANDING FIGURE 2018-11 (November 2018)
STANDING MAN 2014-06 (June 2014)
STANDING WOMAN 2013-11 (November 2013)
TWO FIGURES 2017-11 (November 2017)
TWO PLAYING SEALS 2010-01 (January 2010)
UNTITLED 2009-04 (April 2009)
UNTITLED 2007-11 (November 2007)
UNTITLED 2010-11 (November 2010)
WELCOMING PARTY 2017-05 (May 2017)
WOMAN IN AMAUTIK 2014-06 (June 2014)
WOMAN WITH TOOLS 2007-11 (November 2007)

Recent Auction Results

FIGURE WITH ARMS RAISED
Estimate: 700 — 1,000
Sold: Sep 2020 — Sold For: $875
MOTHER WITH CHILD
Estimate: 1,200 — 1,800
Sold: Feb 2020 — Sold For: $840
FAMILY GROUP
Estimate: 1,200 — 1,500
Sold: Dec 2019 — Sold For: $1,320
FIGURE
Estimate: 400 — 600
Sold: Nov 2019 — Sold For: $840
FIGURE WITH SPIRITS
Estimate: 400 — 600
Sold: Nov 2019 — Sold For: $456
FIGURE WITH CROSSED ARMS
Estimate: 2,500 — 3,500
Sold: Nov 2019 — Sold For: $4,080