George Sawchuk

Ferguson, Bruce and Sawchuk, George. George Sawchuk. Saskatoon, Sask.: Mendel Art Gallery, 1980.

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Abstract (English)

Ferguson considers Sawchuk's early exposure to catholicism and bolchevism as the source for the dialectic inquiry which informs his sculpture, and interprets the artist's use of found objects, modified using hand tools, as a manifestation of working-class consciousness. In interview with Baxter, Sawchuk discusses religion, politics, and art. Biographical notes. 15 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Ferguson, Bruce (Author); Sawchuk, George (Interviewee); Sawchuk, George (Author); Baxter, Iain (Interviewer)
Dossier: 410 - SAWCHUK, GEORGE
Collation: [48] p. : 39 ill. ; 30 x 24 cm
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Saskatoon, Sask.: Mendel Art Gallery
Artists: Sawchuk, George
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 30 Oct. - 30 Nov. 1980, Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon) ; 24 Dec. 1980 - 15 Feb. 1981, Glenbow Museum (Calgary).
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 1991
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 15:13
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/4059
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