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Tayler, Felicity. Library and Archives Exhibition: 36. (2011).

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Abstract (English)

"At the end of the 1960s, artists across canada formed collectives to work with others in a way that challenged the boundaries of traditional studio practices and the limitations of museums and commercial galleries. Practices were increasingly ephemeral and performative, moving away from painting and sculpture to the realm of actions and ideas. As art and art making were no longer tied to a physical place, a key concern of these practices became distribution. Thus the transfer of information between artists gained importance and was achieved through documents (correspondence, newsletters, magazines, and artists’ books), the travel of individuals and the development of self-managed exhibition and production spaces. Through the Canada Council for the Arts and other federal and provincial funding programs, these initiatives would gradually evolve into the parallel gallery system, now known as artist-run centres, that supports the development of many artists, curators, and cultural workers today." -- p. [2] of the document.

Types: Periodicals > Periodical issue ; Exhibition ephemera
All Contributors: Tayler, Felicity (Author); Tayler, Felicity (Curator)
ISSN: 14812061
Language of Publication: English; French
Publishers: Ottawa, Ont.: National Gallery of Canada/Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
Artists: Acker, Kathy; Banana, Anna; Bronson, AA; Craig, Kate; Filliou, Robert; McFadden, Kegan; Page, Robin; Sherman, Tom; Zuck, Tim; [et alii]
Critics / Curators / Historians: Tayler, Felicity
Art Organizations: Exhibition Centres > Canada > Ontario > National Gallery Of Canada (Ottawa); Misc. Organizations > Artexte (Montréal, Qc)
Event Title: Constellation and Correspondances : Networking Between Artists 1970-1980
Type: Exhibition
Location: National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, Ont.)
Dates: 15 Sept. - 24 Dec. 2011
Copyright Statement: National Gallery of Canada
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Deposited by: Intern Stagiaire
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 17:09
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2021 15:05
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