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Audiocast: Mark Dion in Toronto

Artist Mark Dion Artist Mark Dion

Artist Mark Dion

Audiocast: Mark Dion in Toronto

Learn more about American artist Mark Dion in an exclusive audiocast available only at Canadian Art Online. Dion gave the inaugural 2008 Canadian Art International Lecture Series talk on January 18 in Toronto. Listen as he discusses the development of his work over the past ten years. (Approximate running time 1 hour and 15 minutes.)

This article was first published online on January 24, 2008.


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