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Winter 1987
Winter 1987

On newsstands December 15, 1987 to March 14, 1987

Volume 4, Number 4


Duchamp in Canada As in the United States and Europe, Marcel Duchamp influenced successive generations of Canadian artists. By Dennis Reid And a 1965 interview with the artist. By Don Bell Phenomenology Paterson Ewen's psychological portraits of natural phenomena reflect his own inner nature. By Adele Freedman The Spirit Sings The art and artifacts of Canada's first peoples are on display in an Olympics show at the Glenbow Museum. By Ramsay Cook Dorothy Knowles Paints a Painting A writer and photographer accompany the artist on a painting expedition. By Ken Carpenter Animated Magnetism Norman McLaren and his protégés at the NFB elevated animation to a fine art. By Martin Hunter


Ydessa closes shop to open a museum, Shirley Thomson takes on the directorship of the National Gallery, Windsor and Oshawa unveil new gallery facilities, Iain Baxter updates his subersive instincts, Gerry Ferguson steps down as studio head and returns to his own studio, art imitates art college in William MacGillivray's NSCAD-inspired film.

This Winter

A preview of exhibitions in the Olympic Arts Festival in Calgary, Ron Moppett in New York, London's Young Contemporaries show, Allan MacKay sends pictures home, Melvin Charney at Sable-Castelli.

Art & Money

Estimating the final cost of the construction of our two new national museums. By Sarah Jennings


East of Nipigon, travellers tarry for a look at outdoor art in Harry's Tent and Trailer Park. By Gary Michael Dault


Stations By George Bogardi Carel Moiseiwitsch By Robin Laurence Rick/Simon: Printed Matter, Photo-Offset And Photo-Graphic Prints, 1968–1987/David Hlynsky: Satellites...A View Through The Curtain By Jane Perdue Guerilla Tactics By Earl Miller Michael Morris: Watercolours By Hans Werner Paysage By Bruce Russell Aspects Of Contemporary Painting In Alberta By John Clark Richard Gorman By Ron Shuebrook Nobuo Kubota: Passage By Hans Werner   Cover: Paterson Ewen in his London studio: a no-holds-barred artist at the beginning of a new cycle. Photo by John Bladen Bentley.
Winter 1987