Tendre vers une solution idéale = Striving for Ideal Resolution

McAlear, Donna. Tendre vers une solution idéale = Striving for Ideal Resolution. Calgary, Alta: The Nickle Arts Museum, 1988.

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Abstract (English)

Intended to demystify common fables that place the production of artists in a position isolated from daily living, the exhibition gathered six Canadian artists who share a practice of appropriation of elements from popular culture. The second part of McAlear's essay consists of a collage of quotations centring on the subject of the myth of the artist as genius. Exhibition organized as part of the Olympic Arts Festival (1988). Biographical notes. 138 bibl. ref.

Résumé

Dans une volonté de démystifier les croyances populaires qui isolent du contexte quotidien la production culturelle des artistes, l'exposition réunit six artistes canadiens partageant une pratique d'appropriation d'éléments issus de la culture populaire. La seconde partie du texte de McAlear consiste en un collage de citations autour du thème du mythe de l'artiste en tant que génie. Exposition organisée dans le cadre du Festival Olympique des Arts (1988). Notices biographiques. 138 réf. bibl.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: McAlear, Donna (Curator); McAlear, Donna (Author)
Dossier: 352 - NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY (Calgary)
Collation: 72 p. : 48 ill. (44 en coul.) ; 23 x 26 cm
ISBN: 0889530939
Language of Publication: French; English
Publishers: Calgary, Alta: The Nickle Arts Museum
Artists: Back, Douglas; Lum, Ken; Scott, Mary; Steele, Lisa; Tomczak, Kim; Townsend, Martha
Critics / Curators / Historians: Mcalear, Donna
Art Organizations: Nickle Arts Museum, University Of Calgary (Calgary)
Event Statement: Dates d'exposition: 22 janv. - 13 mars 1988, The Nickle Arts Museum (Calgary).
Keywords: SOI; SELF; MYTH; MYTHE; GENIE; GENIUS; ARTISTE; ARTIST; IDENTITE; IDENTITY; ALIENATION; ART ET SOCIETE; ART AND SOCIETY
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 1988
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:28
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/252
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