John Scott : Engines of Anxiety

Liss, David and Dault, Gary Michael. John Scott : Engines of Anxiety. Montréal, Qc: Centre des arts Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, 1997.

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Abstract (English)

Catalogue to a retrospective exhibition of the installations, drawings and transformed objects of this Ontario artist, where the layout mirrors the visual and textual content. Liss and Dault demonstrate the socio-political stakes, the personal motives and the committed aspect of an art whose aggressive iconography is inherited from pop culture since 1960. Biographical notes. 16 bibl. ref.

Résumé

Ce catalogue, dont la mise en page est complice du contenu textuel et imagier, présente une rétrospective des installations, dessins et objets transformés de l'artiste ontarien. Les auteurs Liss et Dault démontrent l'aspect engagé, les enjeux sociopolitiques et les motivations personnelles d'un art à l'iconographie agressante héritée de la culture populaire depuis 1960. Notice biographique. 16 réf. bibl.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Liss, David (Curator); Liss, David (Author); Dault, Gary Michael (Author)
Dossier: 410 - SCOTT, JOHN
Collation: 42 p. : ill. (8 en coul.) ; 31 X 24 cm
ISBN: 0920473091
Language of Publication: French; English
Publishers: Montréal, Qc: Centre des arts Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts
Artists: Scott, John
Critics / Curators / Historians: Liss, David
Event Statement: Dates d'exposition: 8 mai - 22 juin 1997, The Liane and Danny Taran Gallery, Centre des arts Saidye Bronfman (Montréal).
Keywords: ART ENGAGÉ; POLITICAL ART; LANGAGE; LANGUAGE; ART ET TEXTE; ANGOISSE; CRANE HUMAIN; CULTURE POPULAIRE; GUERRE; MAIN; ART AND TEXT; ANXIETY; HUMAN SKULL; POP CULTURE; WAR; HAND
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Date Deposited: 17 Aug 1999
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 17:10
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13279
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