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Art Contemporary (1945-)

Liz Magor

by (artist) Liz Magor

by (author) Nancy Tousley & Reid Shier

Publisher
Contemporary Art Gallery, The Art Gallery of York University
Initial publish date
Aug 2012
Category
Contemporary (1945-), Canadian, Monographs
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    ISBN
    9780920751770
    Publish Date
    Aug 2012
    List Price
    $12

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This catalogue documents Canadian artist Liz Magor's exhibitions Deep Woods at the Art Gallery of York University and Stores at the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver. Essays by Nancy Tousley, Lucy Hogg, and Reid Shier. Designed by Timmings and Debay. Co-published with the Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver)

About the authors

Liz Magor is a Canadian visual artist and educator. Her work is often sculptural, involving ordinary or familiar objects refashioned and presented in an altered context. She has studied at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (1966-1968); the Parsons School of Design, New York (1968-1970), and the Vancouver School of Art (1970-1971). Magor has exhibited at Documenta 8 (1987), Kassel; the Sydney Biennale (1982); the Venice Biennale (1984). She has had solo exhibitions across Canada, including a 2001 survey of her work co-curated by the Vancouver Art Gallery and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto.

Liz Magor's profile page

Nancy Tousley is an award-winning art critic at the Calgary Herald and also writes for publications such as Canadian Art, at which she is a contributing editor, and Border Crossings. She has organized exhibitions throughout Canada and contributed essays to numerous exhibition catalogues. Tousley has followed Takao Tanabe's work for more than twenty-five years.

Nancy Tousley's profile page

Reid Shier is currently Director of the Polygon Gallery (formerly Presentation House Gallery) in North Vancouver; he is the former Curator of the Contemporary Art Gallery of Vancouver, the Power Plant in Toronto, and Vancouver's Or Gallery. He was editor of Boo Magazine and his essays have been published in Art Text, Canadian Art, Fuse, Flash Art, and Poliester magazines, as well as in the Arsenal Pulp Press/Artspeak anthology Vancouver Art & Economies.

Reid Shier's profile page

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