Joyce Wieland a life in art
—Nowell, Iris, 1939-
EBook
2001

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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Subjects:
ART -- Individual Artists -- Artists' Books.
ART -- Individual Artists -- Essays.
ART -- Individual Artists -- Monographs.
Artistes -- Canada -- Biographies.
Artists -- Canada -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Artists, Architects, Photographers.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
Motion picture producers and directors -- Canada -- Biography.
Producteurs et réalisateurs de cinéma -- Canada -- Biographies.
Wieland, Joyce, 1931-
Wieland, Joyce, 1931-1998.
ISBN:
9781554904761 (electronic bk.)
1554904765 (electronic bk.)
Publisher, Date:
Toronto [Ont.] : ECW Press, c2001.
Description:
1 online resource (519 p., [24] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), ports.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-503) and index.
Access limited to Parkland Regional Library members.
Description based on print version record.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Special Thanks; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Notes; Sources; Bibliography; Index;
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