Canada's Central Bank Unveils Commemorative $10 Note Featuring Kenojuak Ashevak Print
Northern Expressions joins in celebrating the unveiling of a commemorative Bank of Canada $10 note featuring Kenojuak Ashevak's stone cut print "Owl's Bouquet" from the 2007 Cape Dorset Print Collection. The unveiling took place at the head office of the Bank of Canada on April 7, 2017 with members of Kenojuak's family in attendance.According to Dorset Fine Arts, "This is the first time that work by an Inuit artist has appeared on a bank note and only the second time that original visual art has been included in a composition." This is a great endorsement of aboriginal art by Canada's central bank and demonstrates the place of aboriginal creativity in Canada's history.
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