Biennale canadienne d'art contemporain = Canadian Biennial of Contemporary Art

Nemiroff, Diana. Biennale canadienne d'art contemporain = Canadian Biennial of Contemporary Art. Ottawa, Ont.: Musée des beaux-arts du Canada / National Gallery of Canada, 1989.

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Abstract (English)

Discussing the crisis of meaning in postmodern discourses, Nemiroff argues for "the local", for an identity based on a shared place and history as the basis from which to address both the work of art and its context. In the form of a voyage across Canada, 25 artists' works are analyzed in relation to the problems of content, context and meaning. Biographical notes. Circa 450 bibl. ref.

Résumé

Discutant de la crise du sens dans le discours postmoderne, Nemiroff plaide pour la "dimension locale", pour une identité fondée sur un lieu et une histoire partagés, afin d'établir les fondements à partir desquels seront abordés l'oeuvre d'art et son contexte. Sous la forme d'un périple à travers le Canada, les travaux de 25 artistes sont analysés en fonction des questions de contenu, de contexte et de sens. Notices biographiques. Circa 450 réf. bibl.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Nemiroff, Diana (Curator); Nemiroff, Diana (Author); McCamus, David (Prefacer); Thompson, Shirley L. (Prefacer)
Dossier: 351 - MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS DU CANADA / NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA (Ottawa)
Collation: 186 p. : 104 ill. (39 en coul.) ; 30 x 24 cm
ISBN: 0888845952
Language of Publication: French; English
Publishers: Ottawa, Ont.: Musée des beaux-arts du Canada / National Gallery of Canada
Artists: Adams, Kim; Alexander, Shelagh; Alloucherie, Jocelyne; Bond, Eleanor; Bourassa, Guy; Cadieux, Genevieve; Campbell, Kati; Carr-Harris, Ian; Collyer, Robin; Douglas, Stan; Fernandes, Michael; Gorlitz, Will; Maestro, Lani; Magor, Liz; Mihalcean, Gilles; Morgan, Joey; Peacock, Jan; Pethick, Jerry; Poitras, Edward; Scott, Mary; Steinman, Barbara; Sterbak, Jana; Wallace, Ian; Whiten, Colette; WIITASALO, SHIRLEY -IS:IDENTIF_SEC-CANADA
Critics / Curators / Historians: Nemiroff, Diana
Art Organizations: National Gallery Of Canada (Ottawa)
Event Statement: Dates d'exposition: 6 oct. - 3 déc. 1989, Musée des Beaux-arts du Canada (Ottawa).
Keywords: DIMENSION LOCALE; LOCAL, The; NATIONAL IDENTITY; IDENTITE NATIONALE; BIENNALE; BIENNIAL
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 1989
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:30
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/1207
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