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What makes Canadian antiques unique is their long history that traces back thousands of years ago. From the indigenous peoples of First Nations, Indians, to contemporary artists, there is a wide variety of artworks produced in Canada. Indigenous cultures are often framed as a relic of the long-lost past. However, Inuit art saw a spike in demand in the mid 20th century, which continues until today. The subject of Inuit art is either about the surrounding nature or everyday activities. In older works, there are often scenes of hunting dances, celebrations and animals with strong ties to family symbols and mythology. Pieces created over the past several decades often show similar content but in a more modern fashion. Canadian art can be defined by its never-ending collection of landscapes. In the early 20th century, the Group of Seven established a long landscape tradition in the Canadian art world. These landscape painters set out to capture the nature, glory and diversity of Canada. They painted landscapes that highlighted the beauty of the country's wilderness. Canada was also home to French and British artists tha

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