Chris Cran : Surveying the Damage, 1977-1997

Tousley, Nancy and Nasgaard, Roald. Chris Cran : Surveying the Damage, 1977-1997. Kelowna, BC: Kelowna Art Gallery, 1998.

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Abstract (English)

In an interpretation of Cran’s paintings which relies on Greenberg’s notion of kitsch, Tousley suggests the artist’s series of photo-based self-portraits foregrounds dialectical tensions between mass culture and high art. Nasgaard highlights the conceptual and humorous aspects of the self-portraits, stripe paintings and abstract works. Subjects of realism and abstraction are also discussed. List of works. Biographical notes. 78 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Tousley, Nancy (Author); Nasgaard, Roald (Author); Roenisch, Clint (Curator); Roenisch, Clint (Prefacer)
Dossier: 410 - CRAN, CHRIS
Collation: 60 p. : 40 ill. (34 col.) ; 21 x 24 cm
ISBN: 1896749097
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Kelowna, BC: Kelowna Art Gallery
Artists: Cran, Chris
Critics / Curators / Historians: Roenisch, Clint
Event Statement: Exhibition organised by the Kelowna Art Gallery. Itinerary: Sept. - Oct. 1998, Kelowna Art Gallery ; Jan. - Feb. 1999, Kenderdine Art Gallery (Saskatoon) ; Mar. - Apr. 1999, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery (Owen Sound) ; July - Sept. 1999, Art Gallery of North York (Toronto) ; Jan. - Feb. 2000, Saidye Bronfman Centre (Montréal).

Signed by Chris Cran : "For Martha, Chris Cran".

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Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2001
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