Playing Favourites: E. Q., August 26, 2011

27 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 Visitor E. Q. 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?

France

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

First visit, advised by a friend who saw it on an ad.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

The fine features of the sculpture, the brilliance and the brightness.  The sculpture is funny and calming.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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