Playing Favourites: Emma W., September 20th, 2012

22 Sep

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.

Playing Favourites submission

Emma W., a MIA former employee, with “Musk Ox” (c.1970s) by Barnabus Arnasungaaq (1924- ), Qamani’tuaq (Baker Lake), stone, Private Collection on loan to MIA.

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

Former employee! Last day favourite pick!

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I love Barnabus Arnasungaaq’s style and his rounded forms. I like the way his muskox is arching his back – so much personality!

Posted by: Lindsay Bontoft, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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