Comfort Zones : Textiles in the Canadian Landscape

Kerkhoven, Marijke; Quinton, Sarah. Comfort Zones : Textiles in the Canadian Landscape. Toronto, Ont.: Textile Museum of Canada, 2001.

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Abstract (English)

A catalogue to accompany the second in a three-part series of exhibitions organized by the Textile Museum of Canada. Kerkhoven’s curatorial essay for an exhibition of textile works (clothing, quilts, rugs and hybrid artefacts such as the “ceinture flechée”) by Canadian artists from diverse backgrounds (First Nations, European pioneers, 20th century immigrants, etc.) focuses on the symbolism of historic and contemporary textiles created in response to the harshness of the Canadian landscape and climate. Quinton provides brief interpretations of selected works in the exhibition. List of works. Brief biographical notes. 4 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Kerkhoven, Marijke (Author); Kerkhoven, Marijke (Curator); Quinton, Sarah (Author); Quinton, Sarah (Curator); Kaye, Jennifer (Director); Kaye, Jennifer (Prefacer)
Dossier: 351 - TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA (Toronto)
Collation: 31 p. : 18 ill. (12 col.) ; 17 x 21 cm
ISBN: 0968441181
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: Textile Museum of Canada
Artists: Caldwell, Dorothy; Wieland, Joyce; Rye, Lyla; Lohnes, Albert; Hannan, David; Carr, Emily
Critics / Curators / Historians: Kerkhoven, Marijke; Quinton, Sarah
Art Organizations: Exhibition Centres > Canada > Ontario > Textile Museum Of Canada (Toronto)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 3 May - 26 Sept. 2001, Textile Museum of Canada (Toronto).
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Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2002
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 17:18
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