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Joe's neighbours

Author: Mendelson Joe.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : ECW Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Outsider artist Mendelson Joe is a painter, activist, musician, and renowned "self-taughter." But to the people living in the sparsely populated region west of Algonquin Park, he is also a neighbour. With his latest book, Joe commemorates his neighbours in a series of portraits whose subjects range from Canadian musical icon Hawksley Workman to the man who installed Joe's woodstove. In Joe's Neighbours, we get a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Additional Physical Format: Mendelson Joe, 1944-.
Joe's neighbours.
(CaOONL)20159073022
Named Person: Mendelson Joe.; Mendelson Joe.; Mendelson Joe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mendelson Joe.
ISBN: 9781770412996 1770412999
OCLC Number: 919104591
Description: xiv, 103 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Paintings.
Responsibility: Mendelson Joe.

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"Outsider artist Mendelson Joe is a painter, activist, musician, and renowned "self-taughter." But to the people living in the sparsely populated region west of Algonquin Park, he is also a neighbour. With his latest book, Joe commemorates his neighbours in a series of portraits whose subjects range from Canadian musical icon Hawksley Workman to the man who installed Joe's woodstove. In Joe's Neighbours, we get a glimpse into the lives of people who have strayed from the urban grid, and in Joe, we meet a "pathological painter" who is engaged with his community. Viewed through Joe's idiosyncratic lens, rural Canadian life comes alive, and we meet a hub of artists, activists, and offbeat characters who truly embody Joe's vision of neighbourliness."--

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