Joyce Wieland

by Iris Nowell
Joyce Wieland
  • ISBN-13: 9781554904761
  • Author(s): Iris Nowell
  • Subject: Biography: general|biography & autobiography: general
  • Publisher: Ecw Press
  • Imprint: Ecw Press Digital
  • Publication Date: 01-09-2001
  • Format: Electronic book text

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Joyce Wieland is one of Canada s greatest artists of the last half of the twentieth century. Pierre Theberge, director of the National Gallery of Canada. 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. Joyce Wieland s art stands alone. Her strikingly Canadian themes of environmental issues, historical passages, and aboriginal rights appear in buoyant, satirical images. Her powerful erotic themes linger in the
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Joyce Wieland is one of Canada s greatest artists of the last half of the twentieth century. Pierre Theberge, director of the National Gallery of Canada. 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. Joyce Wieland s art stands alone. Her strikingly Canadian themes of environmental issues, historical passages, and aboriginal rights appear in buoyant, satirical images. Her powerful erotic themes linger in the