Don Gill : Perils of Leisure / Terry Atkinson : Tourism I & II

Bate, David and Atkinson, Terry and Jeffries, Bill. Don Gill : Perils of Leisure / Terry Atkinson : Tourism I & II. Vancouver, BC: Contemporary Art Gallery, 1990.

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Abstract (English)

Bate borrows Foucault's metaphor of the panopticon in criticizing cultural practices associated with the "vulgarisation of leisure". Jeffries looks at Atkinson's photos of tourist rites as both private and public spaces and suggests that Gill's photos of recreational activities question the use of leisure time. Includes a comment by Atkinson. Biographical notes. 14 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Bate, David (Author); Atkinson, Terry (Artist); Atkinson, Terry (Author); Jeffries, Bill (Author)
Dossier: 353 - CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY (Vancouver)
Collation: [16] p. : 14 ill. ; 28 x 22 cm
ISBN: 0920751261
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Vancouver, BC: Contemporary Art Gallery
Artists: Atkinson, Terry; Gill, Don
Art Organizations: Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 16 Feb. - 17 Mar. 1990, Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver) ; June - July 1990, Art Gallery of Windsor.
Keywords: TOURISM
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 1991
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:33
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/2702
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