Playing Favourites: Alison C., July 10, 2011

14 Jul

Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection.  Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.

MIA visitor Alison C. next to "Dancing Bear" by Pauta Saila, RCA (1916-2009) from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), c. 1970s , Stone, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?

Melbourne, Australia

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

This is my first visit.  After seeing the Inuit art display at the AGO, I wanted to visit the MIA and see more.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I like the simplicity and fluidity of this piece; so simply and clearly a bear.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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