Playing Favourites: Ann J., June 5, 2011

5 Jun

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 Ann J next to “Sea Goddess Legend” (c. 1980s) by Looty Pijamini (1953 – ), Ausuittuq, Muskox horn, whalebone, ivory, hide, antler, sinew, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?

Falls Church, Virginia, USA

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

This is my first visit – I read about it in a Toronto guidebook and am interested in this art.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Because of its beauty and I was interested in the story it depicts.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator

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