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Joyce Wieland : a life in art

Author: Iris Nowell
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : ECW Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joyce Wieland triumphed over what she called "obscene poverty" to achieve international celebrity as a painter, collagist, quiltmaker, and filmmaker, celebrated as Canada's most important woman artist next to Emily Carr. Her art portrays strikingly Canadian themes of environmental issues, historical passages, and aboriginal rights in buoyant, satirical images. To make her distinctive, highly personal art, Wieland  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nowell, Iris.
Joyce Wieland.
Toronto : ECW Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001536651
(OCoLC)46809265
Named Person: Joyce Wieland; Joyce Wieland; Joyce Wieland
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Nowell
ISBN: 9781554904761 1554904765
OCLC Number: 314179412
Description: 1 online resource (519 pages, [24] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Responsibility: Iris Nowell.
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Joyce Wieland triumphed over what she called "obscene poverty" to achieve international celebrity as a painter, collagist, quiltmaker, and filmmaker, celebrated as Canada's most important woman artist next to Emily Carr. Her art portrays strikingly Canadian themes of environmental issues, historical passages, and aboriginal rights in buoyant, satirical images. To make her distinctive, highly personal art, Wieland uses toys, paper cut-outs, wood, glass, and pieces of her panties and dresses just as boldly and felicitously as she uses oils, watercolors, and pencils. Some of her most fa.

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