History of art

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Indigenous Media Arts in Canada

Edited by Dana Claxton & Ezra Winton
Categories: History of art

Indigenous and settler scholars and media artists discuss and analyze crucial questions of narrative sovereignty, cultural identity, cultural resistance, and decolonizing creative practices.

Humans are ...

Refus global

Symbole incontestable de la modernité québécoise, à la fois manifeste et recueil d’œuvres d’art, Refus global est entré dans la légende avec ses mythes, ses héros, ses martyrs. Comment a-t-il ...

Du coq à l'âme

Lauréat du prix Champlain 2015. « Un véritable coffre aux trésors. » —Le Devoir

Saisissez l’âme subtile, vive, ironique, parfois contestataire, ici traditionnelle et rationnelle, là indisciplinée ...

Art populaire

By (author) François Tremblay
Categories: History of art

Un ouvrage tout en couleurs, dans la catégorie des beaux livres, sur l’évolution de l’art populaire.

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge Volume II

Presented in English and Mi’kmaq, the latest chapter in this ambitious series presents a remarkable and respectful collaboration between an Indigenous and non-Indigenous artist, deepening and diversifying ...

Rare Merit

By (author) Colleen Skidmore
Categories: History of art

Rare Merit is a beautifully illustrated and astute examination of women photographers in Canada as it took shape in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Throughout, the camera was both a witness ...

Narratology in Practice

By (author) Mieke Bal
Categories: History of art

This companion to the international classic Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative makes the well-known theory useful not only in literary studies, but in other disciplines in the humanities ...

Mary Pickford, Queen of the Silent Film Era

By (artist) George A. Walker
Categories: History of art

A successful actress whose work spanned 52 features, Mary Pickford helped establish the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the studio United Artists. She was the first woman to create her ...

Quest for Coomaraswamy

Text by Pratapaditya Pal
Categories: History of art

A biography of one of the pioneers in Asian art by the world’s foremost specialist in the arts of India, the Himalayas and South East Asia.

An intimate biography by Dr. Pratapaditya Pal, viewed by many ...