Maison de chambre = Rooming House Show

McSherry, Frederick and Bourgeois, Gail and Leahy, David. Maison de chambre = Rooming House Show. Montréal, Qc: s.n., 1986.

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Abstract (English)

Held in an abandoned rooming house, the exhibition is conceived as a social and political gesture, striving to bring public attention to the housing crisis within the city. The works of 14 artists generally manifest an explicit political context, denouncing among others, nuclear weapons, political repressing, genocides and wars.

Résumé

L'exposition, tenue dans une maison de chambres abandonnée, se veut un geste social et politique destiné à attirer l'attention du public sur l'état de crise du logement en milieu urbain. Les oeuvres des 14 artistes manifestent la plupart du temps un contenu politique explicite, dénonçant notamment l'armement nucléaire, la répression politique, les génocides, les guerres.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: McSherry, Frederick (Curator); McSherry, Frederick (Author); Bourgeois, Gail (Author); Leahy, David (Author)
Dossier: 500 - MAISON DE CHAMBRES, La (Montréal, Qc)
Collation: 40 p. : 16 ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN: 2980093300
Language of Publication: French; English
Publishers: Montréal, Qc: s.n.
Artists: Allikas, Barry; Blair, Joyce; Crawley, Judith Lermer; Delisle, Michele; Guttman, Freda; Maestro, Lani; Mcsherry, Frederick; Moore, David; Morand, Tanya; Schnee, Su; Sylvestre, Henri; Townsend, Martha; Tremblay, Richard Max; Watt, Cameron
Critics / Curators / Historians: Mcsherry, Frederick
Events: Maison De Chambres, La (Montréal, Qc)
Event Statement: Dates d'exposition: 17 août - 21 sept. 1986, 1069 rue MacKay (Montréal).
Keywords: ART ENGAGÉ; POLITICAL ART; LOGEMENT; HOUSING; OPINION PUBLIQUE; PUBLIC OPINION; MONTREAL
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 1988
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:28
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/94
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