Sheila Butler : Matters of Life and Death

Fischer, Barbara and Patten, James. Sheila Butler : Matters of Life and Death. London, Ont.: London Regional Art and Historical Museums, 1997.

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Abstract (English)

A catalogue documenting an exhibition of recent paintings and drawings by Butler which are based on the structure of dreams. Essays by Fischer and Patten examine how the artist uses figuration and narrative to explore themes of mortality and survival, as well as questions concerning subjective and social aspects of being a woman artist. Psychoanalytic notions of trauma and the uncanny are also discussed. Includes list of works. Biographical notes. 26 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Fischer, Barbara (Author); Patten, James (Curator); Patten, James (Author); Fraser, Ted (Prefacer); O'Brien, Paddy Gunn (Editor)
Dossier: 410 - BUTLER, SHEILA
Collation: 40 p. : 14 ill. (8 col.) ; 28 x 21 cm
ISBN: 1895800455
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: London, Ont.: London Regional Art and Historical Museums
Artists: Butler, Sheila
Critics / Curators / Historians: Patten, James
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 15 Feb. - 27 Apr. 1997, London Regional Art and Historical Museums.
Keywords: NARRATIVE; MYTH; FEMINISM; DEATH; DREAM; TRAUMA; UNCANNY, THE; De LAURETIS, TERESA; WOOLF, VIRGINIA; FREUD, SIGMUND
Deposited by: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 1999
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 17:11
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13310
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