Art in Public Places : A Vancouver Casebook

Mastai, Judith and Oberlander, Cornelia Hahn and Snider, Greg and Deutsche, Rosalyn and Mercer, Kobena and Holmes, Willard and Weiner, Lawrence. Art in Public Places : A Vancouver Casebook. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1993.

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Abstract (English)

A document derived from the lecture series "Art and Society," in which the history and future of public space management in Vancouver are related to the problematics of public art. Several texts struggle to identify who and what is "public," addressing architecture, democracy, multiculturalism, the monument, intervention, and the homeless population. With reprinted excerpts from texts by Wodiczko. Brief biographical notes on the eight contributors. 28 bibl. ref.

Types: Monographs
All Contributors: Mastai, Judith (Author); Oberlander, Cornelia Hahn (Author); Snider, Greg (Author); Deutsche, Rosalyn (Author); Mercer, Kobena (Author); Holmes, Willard (Author); Weiner, Lawrence (Author)
Dossier: 353 - VANCOUVER ART GALLERY (Vancouver)
Collation: 78 p. : 12 ill. ; 23 x 15 cm. - (VAG Document ; 3)
ISBN: 1895442095
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Art Gallery
Artists: Wodiczko, Krzysztof; Weiner, Lawrence
Art Organizations: Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver)
Event Statement: Includes excerpts from the lecture series "Art and Society", presented between Dec. 1990 and June 1991, Vancouver Art Gallery.
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; URBAN ENVIRONMENT; PUBLIC ART; PUBLIC SPACE; PUBLIC PLACE; NATURE; MONUMENT; MEMORY; ALIENATION; URBAN PLANNING; PUBLIC SCULPTURE; SCALE; CITY; OPPOSITIONAL CULTURE; DEMOCRACY; MULTICULTURALISM; AESTHETICS; POSTMODERNISM; RACISM; ECONOMY; IDENTITY; SITE SPECIFIC; HUMANISM; HOMELESS, The; HUMAN RIGHTS; EXCLUSION; VANCOUVER; EXPO 1986 (Vancouver); MAWSON, THOMAS; BARTHOLOMEW, HARLAND; RODIN, AUGUSTE
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Date Deposited: 25 Jul 1994
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 15:29
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/7053
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