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Books of the public galleries of Canada

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Public galleries and art museums throughout Canada publish exceptional books on art. These are some of them. Browse the list or search all of Bookshelf by gallery name, e.g. Vancouver Art Gallery or Art Gallery of Alberta.
The Intertidal Zone

The Intertidal Zone

Prints by Doug Guildford
edition:Paperback
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Facing History

Facing History

Portraits from Vancouver
edited by Karen Love
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian, history

Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver examines the inhabitants of a city through the camera-art of its greatest artists. Featuring a wide range of material, from historical images to documentary depictions to contemporary visual artists' work, the book provides an intimate glimpse into Vancouver's sense of itself, and how representations of the face and the body can stand for cultural identity.
Touching--with both celebration and caution--on the complex, very mobile social realities of urba …

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Vernon Ah Kee

Blow Your House In
edition:Paperback
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Ellen Moffat

Ellen Moffat

Comp Ose
foreword by Kent Archer
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian

The Kenderdine Art Gallery | College Art Galleries, the Doris McCarthy Gallery and the Thames Art Gallery are delighted to present an exhibition of new work by Saskatoon-based, multi-media artist Ellen Moffat. COMP OSE comprises two instruments for sound and text generation. Moffat’s functional devices incorporate multi-user interfaces and physical controllers that allow for co-authored creativity as a relational practice.

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Raising Frankenstein

Raising Frankenstein

Curatorial Education and Its Discontents
edited by Kitty Scott
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
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Drama and Desire

Drama and Desire

Art and Theatre from the French Revolution to the First World War
edition:Paperback
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IAIN BAXTER&

IAIN BAXTER&

Works 1958-2011
edited by David Moos
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Winner, Canadian Museums Association Outstanding Achievement in Publication and Melva J. Dwyer Award

Iain Baxter legally changed his name to IAIN BAXTER& in 2005. He appended an ampersand to his name to underscore that art is about connectivity — about contingency and collaboration with a viewer. He also effected the name change to perpetuate a strategy of self re-definition that is central to his creative project. BAXTER& began making art in the late-1950s under his birth name but quickly real …

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Jack Chambers

Jack Chambers

Light, Spirit, Time, Place and Life
edited by Dennis Reid
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian

Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Jack Chambers: Light, Spirit, Time, Place and Life is the first major volume to be published on the work of Jack Chambers, one of Canada's most recognized and broadly influential artists. Featuring a selection of some 100 works including paintings, drawings, prints, and films, and materials from the artist's extensive papers, the book focuses on Chambers's own unique brand of "perceptive realism," his use of light, plac …

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