Book Launch - Community of Images: Strategies of Appropriation in Canadian Art, 1977-1990

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Saturday, December 03, 2022 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
YVZ Artist's Outlet
140-401 Richmond Street West Toronto, ON M5V 3A8


YYZBOOKS is pleased to launch Community of Images: Strategies of Appropriation in Canadian Art, 1977-1990, edited by Janice Gurn and featuring an essay by Department of Art History faculty member Mark Cheetham.

This book traces a history of the diverse practices of appropriation specific to Canadian art through a series of critical essays, short essays on individual artworks, artist interviews and additional research.

Profusely illustrated with colour images, this is the first in-depth study of Canadian appropriation art. With essays by Mark A. Cheetham, Miriam Jordan-Haladyn, Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow, Shirley Madill, Cristina S. Martinez, Andy Patton, Jennifer Rudder, Émilie von Garan, Adam Welch, Janice Gurney and Julian Jason Haladyn.

Produced with the generous support from the Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts (TFVA), The Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council.

For more information on this book, please visit the YYZ Books website.

Community of Images Book Cover

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