Okvik, Old Bering Sea.
Bird Head, Herring Gull, 250 BC–100 AD Ivory.
3-5/8 x 1 x 7/8 inches.
© Rock Foundation, New York.
Photo: David Heald.

The Menil Collection
April 15–July 17, 2011

Powerful forces combine in UPSIDE DOWN: ARCTIC REALTIES, an exhibition and museum-going experience opening at the Menil on April 15. Rare and rarely exhibited examples of ancient Arctic art—many collected by the renowned anthropologist, cinematographer and media theorist Edmund Carpenter—will be presented in a “total environment” designed by the light artist Doug Wheeler.

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