Beaver Tales

Diamond, Reid and Fleming, Marnie and Magor, Liz and Walter, Kathryn and Fujikawa, Bud and Adams, Kim and Skelton, Carl and Komar, Vitaly and Melamid, Alex and Barkhouse, Mary Anne and Yoon, Jin-me and Coburn, Wendy and Belmore, Michael and Fastwürms. Beaver Tales. Oakville, Ont.: Oakville Galleries, 2000.

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Abstract (English)

Produced for an exhibition that aims at understanding why “the beaver continues to function as a potent cultural signifier,” this catalogue presents the works of 13 artists who used the animal’s image to go beyond its common applications, investigating its metaphorical potential. Co-curator Fleming traces the beaver’s historical and symbolic importance in Canada, while Diamond (co-curator) comments on each of the works (installation, digital imagery, sculpture, ink on paper, drawing, and photography). Artists’ statements. 26 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Diamond, Reid (Curator); Diamond, Reid (Author); Fleming, Marnie (Curator); Fleming, Marnie (Author); O'Brien, Paddy (Editor); Périnet, Francine (Prefacer); Magor, Liz (Artist); Magor, Liz (Author); Walter, Kathryn (Artist); Walter, Kathryn (Author); Fujikawa, Bud (Artist); Fujikawa, Bud (Author); Adams, Kim (Artist); Adams, Kim (Author); Skelton, Carl (Artist); Skelton, Carl (Author); Komar, Vitaly (Artist); Komar, Vitaly (Author); Melamid, Alex (Artist); Melamid, Alex (Author); Barkhouse, Mary Anne (Artist); Barkhouse, Mary Anne (Author); Yoon, Jin-me (Artist); Yoon, Jin-me (Author); Coburn, Wendy (Artist); Coburn, Wendy (Author); Belmore, Michael (Artist); Belmore, Michael (Author); Fastwürms; Fastwürms
Dossier: 351 - OAKVILLE GALLERIES (Oakville)
Collation: 48 p. : 15 ill. col. ; 22 x 17 cm
ISBN: 0921027931
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Oakville, Ont.: Oakville Galleries
Artists: Adams, Kim; Barkhouse, Mary Anne; Belmore, Michael; Coburn, Wendy; Fastwürms; Fujikawa, Bud; Gehry, Frank O.; Komar And Melamid; Magor, Liz; Skelton, Carl; Walter, Kathryn; Wieland, Joyce; Yoon, Jin-Me
Critics / Curators / Historians: Diamond, Reid; Fleming, Marnie
Art Organizations: Oakville Galleries (Oakville)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 20 May - 16 July 2000, Oakville Galleries.
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Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2001
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2012 18:00
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