Tag Archives: bear

Playing Favourites: Jeong M., September 22, 2013

22 Sep

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum

Jeong M., a MIA visitor, with “Dancing Bears” (c.2004) by Mosesie Pootoogook (1977-), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stone, Private Collection.

Where are you from?

South Korea.

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

It’s my first time here, I heard about the museum when I was at the library.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I really like the dancing bears! When I saw them they made me smile.

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Digital Assets Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Davia P., July 13, 2013

13 Jul

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum.

Davia P., a MIA visitor, with “Dancing Bear” (c. 1970s) by Pauta Saila, RCA (1916-2009), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stone, ivory, Private Collection.

Where are you from?

Columbia, Maryland, USA

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

I was walking by and the art caught my attention.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I like polar bears and I like dancing!

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Digital Assets Coordinator

Playing Favourites: Jessica and Akshara R., June 30, 2013

30 Jun

Jessica R., MIA visitor, with her favourite piece in the museum.

Jessica R., MIA visitor, with “Bear” (2011) by Paul Maliki (1956), Naujaat (Repulse Bay), stone, pigment, International Year of the Cooperatives Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto, Ontario

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

We love the art! We come every year!

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

We love the animals.

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Digital Assets Coordinator