Sonny Assu : A Selective History

Assu, Sonny and Hopkins, Candice and Nicolson, Marianne and Rogers, Janet and Van Camp, Richard and Walker, Ellyn. Sonny Assu : A Selective History. Victoria, BC: Heritage House, 2018.

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Abstract (English)

"A stunning retrospective highlighting the playfulness, power, and subversive spirit of Northwest Coast Indigenous artist Sonny Assu. Through large-scale installation, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and painting, Sonny Assu merges the aesthetics of Indigenous iconography with a pop-art sensibility. This stunning retrospective spans over a decade of Assu’s career, highlighting more than 120 full-colour works, including several never-before-exhibited pieces. [...] Exploring themes of Indigenous rights, consumerism, branding, humour, and the ways in which history informs contemporary ideas and identities, Sonny Assu: A Selective History is the first major full-scale book to pay tribute to this important, prolific, and vibrant figure in the Canadian contemporary art world." -- Artist's website.

Types: Monographs
All Contributors: Assu, Sonny (Author); Hopkins, Candice (Author); Nicolson, Marianne (Author); Rogers, Janet (Author); Van Camp, Richard (Author); Walker, Ellyn (Author)
Dossier: 410 - ASSU, SONNY
Collation: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9781772031706
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Victoria, BC: Heritage House
Artists: Assu, Sonny
Critics / Curators / Historians: Hopkins, Candice; Walker, Ellyn
Copyright Statement: Sonny Assu; Candice Hopkins; Marianne Nicolson; Richard Van Camp; Ellyn Walker; Janet Rodgers
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Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2018 13:44
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2018 14:43
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