Playing Favourites: Rea Z., and Christos B., August 14, 2011

14 Aug

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 visitors Rea and Christos with "Dancing Bear" (c. 1970s) by Pauta Saila, RCA (1916-2009), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Stone, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?

Athens, Greece

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

It is my first visit.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I love bears and this piece expresses playfulness and tenderness.  The soft curves resemble a soft, feminine touch and the material is rich and simple.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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