Beaver Tales

Diamond, Reid; Fleming, Marnie; Magor, Liz; Walter, Kathryn; Fujikawa, Bud; Adams, Kim; Skelton, Carl; Komar, Vitaly; Melamid, Alex; Barkhouse, Mary Anne; Yoon, Jin-me; Coburn, Wendy; 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: Exhibition Centres > Canada > Ontario > 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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