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Engendering an avant-garde : the unsettled landscapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Author: Leah Modigliani
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.
Series: Rethinking art's histories.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive examination of the origins of Vancouver photo-conceptualism. The book employs discourse analysis, feminist critique and settler-colonial theory to analyse the landscapes of Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Marian Penner Bancroft, Liz Magor and others.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Modigliani
ISBN: 9781526126740 1526126745 9781526126733 1526126737 9781526135957 1526135957
OCLC Number: 1030666330
Description: 1 online resource (x, 279 pages)
Contents: Jeff Wall's Picture for Women (1979) and The Destroyed Room (1978): colonizing the space of gendered discourse --
Emily Carr and the legacy of Commonwealth modernism --
Myth and the 'home culture concept' --
Establishing the theory and practice of a defeatured landscape --
1970s and the gendered spaces of the counter tradition --
Feminist theoretical and visual challenges to modernist representation --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Rethinking art's histories.
Responsibility: Leah Modigliani.

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