Oomiak Finish – We Make Dance (1972)
Edition of 20
Unknown proofs were produced
Paper type: white Japanese
Image size: 11" x 18"
Note: this woodcut is one of the first known examples to have different colors in the print (not simply differently colored backgrounds). The image with the blues is number 1 of the edition.
A traditional oomiak (alternatively spelled umiak) is an open Eskimo boat that consists of a wooden frame covered in skins with seats. Image courtesy of the Alaska State Museum.
Other prints in the (unofficial) series:
Original price: $30.00