Tag Archives: kenojuak ashevak

Playing Favourites: Orla B., July 17, 2013

19 Jul

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum.

Orla B., a MIA visitor, with “Owl’s Consort” (2012) by Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stonecut, stencil, MIA Collection.

Where are you from?

Ireland.

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

I’m an artist on holiday in Toronto for my brother’s wedding.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I love the graphic style of the image.

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

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Playing Favourites: Margaret S., July 12, 2013

13 Jul

MIA visitor with her favourite piece in the museum.

Margaret S., MIA visitor, with “The Enchanted Owl” (1960) by Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stonecut print, Private Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto, Ontario.

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

I’m a member and was interested in the special “Nunavut Tour” the museum was running to celebrate Nunavut Day.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I think this piece is fascinating and gorgeous.

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

Playing Favourites: Kristin J., November 13, 2012

20 Nov

A MIA visitor stands by her favourite print in the museum.

Kristin J., a MIA visitor, with “The Enchanted Owl” (1960) by Kenojuak Ashevak, CC, RCA (b. 1927), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), colour proof trial, MIA Collection.

 

Where are you from?

Germany

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

Curiosity.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It smiles at me.

Posted by: Lindsay Bontoft, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator