Alex Janvier

Hill, Greg A. and Dueker, Chris and Martin, Lee-Ann and Koebel, Jaime. Alex Janvier. Ottawa, Ont.: Musée des beaux-arts du Canada / National Gallery of Canada, 2016.

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Abstract (English)

"Alex Janvier is among the most important figures in the development of contemporary Indigenous art in Canada. This retrospective presents more than 150 works created from 1950 to the present day and recounts the story of a life devoted to art and the re-empowerment of Indigenous cultures. Over a prolific sixty-five-year career Janvier has produced thousands of paintings and many public commissions, all in a unique style, recognizable for its calligraphic lines, vivid colours, Dene iconography and forms that evoke land, sky, galaxies and microscopic life. Janvier is part of a distinguished group of artists in Canada who have brought Indigenous beliefs, issues and aesthetics to the foreground and successfully combined them with Western art styles and techniques." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Hill, Greg A. (Author); Dueker, Chris (Author); Martin, Lee-Ann (Author); Koebel, Jaime (Author)
Dossier: 410 - JANVIER, ALEX
Collation: 202 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9780888849427
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Ottawa, Ont.: Musée des beaux-arts du Canada / National Gallery of Canada
Artists: Janvier, Alex
Event Title: Alex Janvier
Type: Exhibition
Location: Musée des beaux-arts du Canada / National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, Ont.)
Dates: 25 Nov. 2016 - 17 Apr. 2017
Keywords: PAINTING; ABORIGINAL ART; COLOR; ABSTRACTION; REFERENTIALITY; ICONOGRAPHY
Copyright Statement: Catalogue : Musée des beaux-arts du Canada; works : Alex Janvier
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Bibliography p. 201 - p. 202.
Includes bibliographical references.

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Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2016 19:18
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 19:18
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/27938
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