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Winter 1985
Winter 1985

On newsstands December 15, 1985 to March 15, 1986

Volume 2, Number 4


I Lost It at the Trading Post Artists Carl Beam, Robert Houle, Clifford Maracle, and others challenge the stereotypes of "Indian art". By Jay Scott Notes from NSCAD Having weathered conceptual art, process painting and natural basketry, can the "best art school in North America" survive faculty unionization? By Kenneth Baker Bernard Lamarre As a guiding force behind the Lavalin collection and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, he wields supreme influence on the Quebec arts scene. By Véronique Robert Christopher Pratt Master of transcendent archetype or laureate of the middle way: a dramatic appraisal By Gary Michael Dault The Private Picasso A personal selection of Picasso's paintings at the MMFA is rich in resonance and invention. By William Rubin Tales from the Cameron The Goldstein Chapel, the Alien Lounge and other mixed-media legends in the making. By Hans Werner The Special Pleasures of Original Prints What they are, how they're made and how they're different from "limited edition" reproductions. By Glen Warner


Sprucing up the towers of power, Minotaur magic, the AGNS plays post office, Canadian comics go to Paris and a dog show at Harbourfront.


A Binning bonanza, Morrice at the MMFA, Girling watching, Canadian design then and now, and Pennys for our thoughts.

Book Reviews

Ramsay Cook on the heritage of northwest-coast Indian art, Mary Pratt's cookbook creations and a round-up of the best books for Christmas.

Art & Money

Lisa Balfour Bowen take a look at the brave new marketing at the Art Gallery of Ontario.


The Second Generation: Fourteen Saskatchewan Painters By Robert Enright David Alexander: Expanding the Tradition By Peter Millard The Group And Individuals: Themes and Forces in Canadian Art 1916-1945 By Robert Stacey D.P. Brown: Twenty Years By Nancy Tousley Dennis Tourbin, John Boyle and Dorothy Caldwell By David McFadden Aurora Borealis By Peggy Gale Cover: Portrait of Christopher Pratt by John Reeves.
Winter 1985