April 25th, 2010
Unknown artist, Old Bering Sea Culture or Thule, Bering Strait, Alaska. Female Figure, date unknown. Ivory, 6.1cm. Gift of the Klamer Family, 1978 © Art Gallery of Ontario
Working from the concept of ekphrasis, one art form paying homage to another, poet Sheila Stewart created and presents a new poem in response to an ivory carving of a female figure from the AGO’s collection.
Recorded: September 29, 2009 @ Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario
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