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David Hoffos: More Scenes from the House Dream

AN ONLINE SUPPLEMENT FOR THE SPRING 2009 PRINT EDITION OF CANADIAN ART
David Hoffos, <i>Scenes from the House Dream: Parlour (Golf)</i>, 2003 Detail of diorama Glenbow Museum Collection / Photo David Miller David Hoffos, Scenes from the House Dream: Parlour (Golf), 2003 Detail of diorama Glenbow Museum Collection / Photo David Miller

David Hoffos, <i>Scenes from the House Dream: Parlour (Golf)</i>, 2003 Detail of diorama Glenbow Museum Collection / Photo David Miller

David Hoffos’s eerie, sophisticated installations have been winning raves across Canada for years. In the Spring 2009 print edition of Canadian Art, Calgary writer Nancy Tousley takes on the Lethbridge artist’s impressive national touring show in her article “Dream Scenes.” Here, an online portfolio of thirteen images from that exhibition expands understanding of Hoffos’s oeuvre.

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This article was first published online on March 12, 2009.

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