Playing Favourites: Steve B., June 11, 2011

11 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 Steve B. next to “Sedna” (c. 1990s) by Oviloo Tunnillie, RCA (1949 – ), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Stone, quartz and crystal, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?

Tilghman, Maryland

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

I am interested in Inuit art, this is my first visit.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

This is the best face I’ve seen on a Sedna, which can sometimes be grotesque and the use of quartz is unique.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator

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