Monday, April 16, 2007

Northwest Coast First Nations Lecture Series


April 18th from 6:30 pm at the West Vancouver Museum ($10)

Insight / Incite:
Three First Nations Artists Working Tradition Here and Now - Marianne Nicolson, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas




Charlotte Townsend-Gault, Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and Visual Art at the University of British Columbia, was a co-curator of Land, Spirit, Power: First Nations at the National Gallery of Canada in 1992 and has curated exhibitions of work by Yuxweluptun and Rebecca Belmore for the Belkin Gallery at UBC. She has written extensively about contemporary First Nations art, most recently ‘Rebecca Belmore and James Luna on Location at Venice: The Allegorical Indian Redux’ for the journal Art History. She is currently editing with Ron Hamilton and Jennifer Kramer, The Construction of Northwest Coast Native Art: An Anthology.

Photo credit:
Mother, Earth, and Child, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun
2006 Acrylic on Canvas, courtesy of the Buschlen Mowatt Galleries.
Photo by Urbanpictures.com.

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