7" SIGNATURE Orca by Johnnysa Mathewsie *Speed of Light*
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Inuit art: Orca Whale
Inuit Artist: Johnnysa Mathewsie
Size: 7" across, 5.5" high, 3" deep
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Stone: White Marble / Serpentine
**This Item is Eligible for our Layaway Plan
**Johnnysa Mathewsie SIGNATURE Orca carving
Masterpiece Sculpture! Magnificent Movement!
Do you know what I love about Inuit Art?
Just when I think I've seen the nicest piece of my life... I am amused, surprised, and astonished to come across a sculpture that is even nicer.
This Orca is such a piece.
Johnnysa Mathewsie is the creator of this magnificent Orca.
This magnificent mammal is navigating the ocean at the speed of light.
The pure white underbelly and the large white patches surrounding the eyes are made even whiter by the contrast of the deep rich black colour of the body. I love how there is a rare drop of turquoise in the black.
The water drips off the thick shiny hide of our Orca.
This sculpture is so true to life I am holding my breath as if I just saw a real whale.
Quite frankly, this really is one of the greatest pieces of art that we have ever had in the gallery.
I am always mesmerized by the Orcas.
Perhaps it's the sleekness of the animal or the spectacular size and color of the Orcas but they possess an extraordinary post-modern bohemian feel that would easily be at home in a high-rise condo in downtown Toronto or Tribeca NYC.
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