Spring 1987 – Canadian Art
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Spring 1987
Spring 1987

On newsstands March 15 to June 14, 1987

Features

Joyce Wieland On the occasion of her AGO retrospective, a celebration of the true patriot womanhood of one of Canada's foremost artists. By Jay Scott And a conversation with the artist. By Susan M. Crean After the Bathos A Paul Peel retrospective questions the validity of the current revival of interest in the academic tradition. By Ramsay Cook Dorothy Cameron This former art dealer and veteran of the Toronto art scene has begun a new career as an artist. By Gary Michael Dault And So to Bid Who sells what, and to whom? The inside story on the high-stakes world of Canada's art auction houses. By Lisa Balfour Bowen Playing, Pretending, Being Real In Alert Bay, British Columbia, a unique collection of native artifacts has found its way back home. By Brian Shein

Collage

Canada at the Cologne art fair, collecting at the University of Lethbridge, Impressionist and early modern paintings from the USSR at the Musée du Quebec, new art at Queen's Park, Expo disposal, Sots Art in Calgary and a private collection made public at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

This Spring

Leonardo hits Montreal, new paintings by Sheila Butler, Reta Cowley's humanized landscapes, Canadian printmaking on tour, Stacey Spiegel in Hamilton, two Joey Morgan exhibitions and Toronto: A Play of History.

Art & Money

A critical look at everyone's favourite fund-raiser — the charity auction. By Rachel Rafelman

Point of View

A task force charged with examining federal policy on museums has brilliantly diagnosed our museological ills. By AA Bronson

Tribute

Tim Jocelyn By David Livingstone

Reviews

Focus: Canadian Art from 1960 to 1985 By Noemi Smolik Robin Wiens By Gary Michael Dault Ted Bieler: Recent Sculpture By Hans Werner David Craven: Recent Works By George Bogardi Montreal/Toronto Video Exchange/Artists.Television. A Symposium By Earl Miller Dark/Light By Peggy Gale Jack Shadbolt: Recent Paintings By Scott Watson Richard Gorenko By Ken Konoff Tom Hopkins By David Hicks Vicky Marshall By Robin Laurence Barker Fairley By Gary Michael Dault David Milne: Bright Garden/Goodridge Roberts: The Late Still Lifes By Linda Genereux Bill Reid/Bill Reid: Beyond the Essential Form By Joan M. Vaskokas One Man's Obsession/The Best of Tom Thomson By Robert Stacey Cover: Toronto painter and experimental filmmaker Joyce Wieland caught in mid-canvas at her studio. Photo by Jim Allen.
Spring 1987