Seemingly her most popular print, The Enchanted Owl exemplifies Kenojuak Ashevak’s graphic art: the simplification and uniqueness of form, strong composition, and vivid colour. The bird form is a recurring image, and one that Ashevak particularly favours; despite connections to traditional Inuit narrative and mythology, she just tries to "make something beautiful, that's all."

Sharona Adamowicz-Clements
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