Object photography

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Object description

  • Billy Akavak (Inuit)
  • Winter Noon, 2004
  • Ink on cotton rag paper
  • Nunavut, Canada
  • H: 8 in, W: 14 in
  • Museum Purchase, 2004
  • PH161


This is an image taken in the Arctic, the sun resting just above the distant mountains. Based on the title, it is the noon hour during the winter in the far north, so this is probably as much sun as they'll see for the day. There are multiple figures and snowmobiles in the foreground.

Exhibition History

  • Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; November 26, 2004 through January 30, 2005
  • Polar Attractions, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; June 28, 2008 through June 07, 2009


Peabody Essex Museum