Lawrence Beck

(American | Inuit-Chanagmiut, born 1938, died 1994)

Late Northwest sculptor Lawrence "Larry" Beck explored elemental and abstract forms while creating humorous pop interpretations of traditional symbols. He is of Yupik Eskimo heritage. In the 1970s, Beck gained acclaim for his creation of Native-Alaskan "Yup'ik" masks using everyday and found objects.

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