Kim Adams

Pospiszyl, Tomas and Fleming, Marnie. Kim Adams. Toronto, Ont.: The Power Plant; Oakville, Ont.: s.n., 2001.

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Abstract (English)

This catalogue for concurrent exhibitions at the Power Plant and Oakville Galleries surveys the career of Kim Adams, a sculptor working with everyday objects, toys, vehicles and shelters. Pospiszyl proposes a vocabulary for the work, while Fleming writes at length about Adams’ “Bruegel-Bosch Bus” and its relation to the Renaissance and contemporary carnival. Mayer interviews Adams about his work and experiences as an artist. List of works. Bio-bibliography 12 p. 13 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Pospiszyl, Tomas (Author); Fleming, Marnie (Curator); Fleming, Marnie (Author); Adams, Kim (Artist); Adams, Kim (Interviewee); Mayer, Marc (Prefacer); Mayer, Marc (Interviewer); Périnet, Francine (Prefacer)
Dossier: 410 - ADAMS, KIM
Collation: 144 p. : 65 ill. (52 col.) ; 16 x 12 cm
ISBN: 0921047959
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: The Power Plant; Oakville, Ont.: s.n.
Artists: Adams, Kim; Beuys, Joseph; Matta-Clark, Gordon; Pollock, Jackson
Critics / Curators / Historians: Fleming, Marnie
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 23 June - 3 Sept. 2001, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre (Toronto) ; 5 May - 12 Aug. 2001, Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square.
Keywords: INSTALLATION; RECYCLED MATERIAL; POPULAR CULTURE; ARCHITECTURE; CONSUMERISM; EVERYDAY LIFE; FOLK ART; GROTESQUE; MACHINE; MODEL; MONUMENT; NARRATIVE; NATURE; READYMADE; REALISM; SCULPTURE; AMUSEMENT PARK; AUTOMOBILE; CARNIVAL; CHILDHOOD; CRITICALITY; CULTURAL TOURISM; DYSTOPIA; ENTERTAINMENT; EVERYDAY OBJECT; FANTASY; FUNCTIONALITY; GIFT; INTERACTIVITY; SATIRE; SCALE; SOCIAL RELATIONS; TOY; TRANSFORMATION; VALUE
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Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2003
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 21:49
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/15350
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