David Mabb : The Decorating Business

Edwards, Steve and Higgs, Matthew and Fleming, Marnie. David Mabb : The Decorating Business. Oakville, Ont.: Oakville Galleries, 2000.

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Abstract (English)

Catalogue to accompany Mabb’s exhibition incorporating reproductions of 19th century textiles and wallpaper designs by William Morris. Fleming’s introduction traces the development of Mabb’s work. She compares the artist’s video and paintings to works by Malevich, while drawing attention to ideological, aesthetic and political issues related to “the diminished role of painting within late-capitalist culture.” Edwards’ essay focuses on Mabb’s ambivalent response to Morris’s socialist design. Includes an interview project by Higgs, in which the artist replies to questions posed by 18 individuals. Glossary of names. List of works. 10 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Edwards, Steve (Author); Higgs, Matthew (Author); Higgs, Matthew (Interviewer); Périnet, Francine (Prefacer); Fleming, Marnie (Curator); Fleming, Marnie (Author)
Dossier: 440 - MABB, DAVID
Collation: 63 p. : 15 ill. col. ; 19 x 13 cm
ISBN: 0921027982
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Oakville, Ont.: Oakville Galleries
Artists: Mabb, David
Critics / Curators / Historians: Fleming, Marnie
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 7 Oct. - 26 Nov. 2000, Oakville Galleries.
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Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2001
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 17:16
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/14142
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