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Author Modigliani, Leah, 1970- author

Title Engendering an avant-garde : the unsettled landscapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism / Leah Modigliani
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (x, 279 pages)
Series Rethinking art's histories
Rethinking art's histories
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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 20th century
Neo-geo (Art)
Photographic criticism
Photography -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 20th century
Photography, Artistic -- Philosophy -- 20th century
Photography, Artistic
ART / History / General
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
COMPUTERS -- Digital Media -- Photography.
Neo-geo (Art)
PHOTOGRAPHY -- Reference.
Photographic criticism.
Photography, Artistic -- Philosophy.
Photography, Artistic.
Photography.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Imaging Systems.
British Columbia -- Vancouver.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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