Dressing Down

Metcalfe, Robin. Dressing Down. Oakville, Ont.: Oakville Galleries, 1998.

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Abstract (English)

Metcalfe's curatorial essay for the group exhibition "Dressing Down" situates the artists' works within historical and cultural contexts, while laying emphasis on the social function of clothing and the subversive potential of "dressing down". Issues concerning masculinity, homosexuality, feminism and Native American culture are discussed. Includes list of works. Biographical notes. 46 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Metcalfe, Robin (Curator); Metcalfe, Robin (Author); Périnet, Francine (Prefacer)
Dossier: 351 - OAKVILLE GALLERIES (Oakville)
Collation: 39 p. : 11 ill. col. ; 20 x 13 cm
ISBN: 0921027796
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Oakville, Ont.: Oakville Galleries
Artists: Buchanan, Hamisch; Collyer, Gillian; Furue, Naoko; Humphrey, Glynis; Kimberly, Aaron Anais; Marshall, Teresa; Macinnis, Neil; Scheuing, Ruth
Critics / Curators / Historians: Metcalfe, Robin
Art Organizations: Oakville Galleries (Oakville)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 15 Aug. - 4 Oct. 1998, Oakville Galleries' Centennial Gallery (Oakville).
Keywords: CLOTHING; COSTUME; FEMINISM; HOMOSEXUALITY; DRESSING DOWN; MASCULINITY; NATIVE CULTURE
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Date Deposited: 19 Feb 1999
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 14:00
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13139
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