The Art of Alex Janvier : His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990

Martin, Lee-Ann and Houle, Robert and Janvier, Alex. The Art of Alex Janvier : His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990. Thunder Bay, Ont.: Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993.

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Abstract (English)

Martin narrates Janvier's life and career, focusing on such topics as the difficulty of becoming established as a Native artist, Janvier's experience within governmental agencies devoted to Native affairs, and the shift to figuration as a political means. Houle examines the contemporary context for Janvier's work, exploring the issues of the use of Native art by contemporary artists, government legitimation of Native production, and Native spirituality. Biographical notes. Bibl. 4 p.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Martin, Lee-Ann (Curator); Martin, Lee-Ann (Author); Houle, Robert (Author); Janvier, Alex (Artist); Janvier, Alex (Author); Godwin, Sharon (Prefacer)
Dossier: 410 - JANVIER, ALEX
Collation: 88 p. : 67 ill. (23 col.) ; 22 x 28 cm
ISBN: 0920539416
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Thunder Bay, Ont.: Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Artists: Janvier, Alex
Critics / Curators / Historians: Martin, Lee-Ann
Event Statement: Itinerary: Feb. 1993 - June 1995, Thunder Bay Art Gallery ; Woodland Cultural Centre (Brantford) ; Canadian Museum of Civilization (Hull) ; Edmonton Art Gallery ; Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon) ; Glenbow Museum (Calgary).
Keywords: GOVERNMENT POLICY; NATIVE ART; NATIVE COMMUNITY; POLITICAL ART
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 1994
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 15:24
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/6092
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