Tiina Itkonen, (b. 1968)
Two polar bear trousers and three towels, 2002
Collection of the Anchorage Museum, 2016.27.1
Finnish artist Tiina Itkonen’s photograph of trousers and towels in Savissivik, Greenland, offers a slice of domestic life both familiar and unfamiliar—the ubiquitous clothesline hung with Inuit clothing against the winter landscape.