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Skier, 1993

Oviloo Tunnillie
Canadian (Inuit), 1949
dark-green stone (serpentine)
30 x 31 x 44 cm
Purchased 1994
National Gallery of Canada (no. 37570)

In this close-up study of Lycra-clad thighs and buttocks, Ovilu Tunnillie brings an interest in contemporary sports to her art. By leaving the upper edge rough, she adds an unexpected contrast to the polished legs, and shares with viewers her pleasure in the textures of stone.

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