Inaugural Auction May 28, 2019
A NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A WORK OF INUIT ART!
JESSIE OONARK, Untitled (Spirit Figures, Estimate: $40,000/60,000
PRICE REALIZED: $102,000
JOE TALIRUNILI, Migration Boat, Estimate: $150,000/250,000
PRICE REALIZED: $408,000
OSUITOK IPEELEE, Fisherwoman, Estimate: $30,000/45,000
PRICE REALIZED: $90,000
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, The Woman Who Lives in the Sun, Estimate: $35,000/50,000
PRICE REALIZED: $78,000
About First Arts
First Arts is a new company promoting and marketing the art of Canada’s First Peoples. With over 150 years of combined experience in retail, auction, academia and education, the First Arts partners (Ingo Hessel, Patricia Feheley, Mark London, and Waddington’s Auctioneers) aim to broaden the understanding and appreciation of Indigenous art in accessible and creative ways for both experienced and novice collectors. First Arts offers consignors access to a network of experts who work to find the best auction or retail options for their collections.
UPCOMING FIRST ARTS EVENTS:
THE SCULPTURE OF SOLOMONIE
TIGULLARAQ, CLYDE RIVER