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Posters from Clément de Gaulejac’s blog L’eau tiède

Posters from Clément de Gaulejac’s blog L’eau tiède

The development of a collection like Artexte’s occurs on a regular basis: the arrival of new periodical issues, catalogues and monographs from all regions of Canada, daily additions to our numerous files and the discovery of previously uncatalogued materials in existing files. On occasion, the collection experiences sudden growth with the arrival of significant...

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Wrap Up

Wrap Up

Wrap Up Evelyn Roth. Oshawa: Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1975 1 sheet : ill. ; 64 x 48 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm.  Text in English Wrap Up is an artist book and catalogue for Evelyn Roth’s 1975 exhibition at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa (Ontario). To open this book, one must unlace...

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The Exhibitionist + Les immatériaux

The Exhibitionist + Les immatériaux

Olbrist, Hans Ulrich, “After the Moderns, the Immaterials.” The Exhibitionist 5 (January 2012): 12-15. Editor, Jens Hoffman. 63 pages, ill. Text in English. Cover: Caravaggio, Narcissus (1597-9), Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome Lyotard, Jean-François, Alain Arnaud, and Thierry Chaput. Les immatériaux. Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1985. 63 p., 73 sheets + 1 slipcase +...

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Parachute no. 1 (1975)

Parachute no. 1 (1975)

Parachute No. 1 (octobre, novembre, décembre 1975) Editors : France Morin and Chantal Pontbriand; 50 pages, b&w ill. In English and French On the occasion of the Constellation & Correspondences exhibition (presented from March 16 to May 26), here’s a brief return to the first issue that was published in 1975. It is also...

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Anna Banana artists’ file

Anna Banana artists’ file

A selection of documents from Anna Banana’s artists’ file at Artexte Anna Banana was orginally born Anne Lee Long in Victoria B.C. She took on the pseudonym Anna Banana after being knocked into a box of bananas in 1971 (she made it official in 1984). She began her career as a teacher in the...

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File Magazine, the “Mr. Peanut Issue”

File Magazine, the “Mr. Peanut Issue”

FILE Magazine Vol. 1, no. 1 (April 1972) Editors: General Idea; cover: David Wlysky, 32 pages, ill. In English Gracing the cover of FILE Magazine’s first issue is a portrait of Mr. Peanut (a.k.a. artist Vincent Trasov), with a view overlooking downtown Toronto from nearby Toronto Island. The debonair Mr. Peanut was part of...

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Spaces by Artists

Spaces by Artists

Spaces by Artists / Places des Artistes. Rétrospective Parallèlogramme 3, 1978-79. Ed. Tanya Rosenberg. Toronto, ANNPAC/RACA, 1979. 347 pages, ill. Text in English and French. Spaces by Artists was published by the Association of Non-Profit Artists Centres (ANNPAC) as their third annual retrospective collection of essays, reports and profiles on “parallel galleries” in Canada....

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Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands

Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands

Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands Allen H. Eaton, Ralph Renzer and Rayna Green. New York, Dover, 1973. 370 pages, ill. Text in English. A reprinting of a survey of handicrafts from the Southern Appalachian region originally conducted by sociologist Allen H. Eaton in 1937. Part ethnographic survey, part historical study, and part how-to description...

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Le siècle des lumières

Le siècle des lumières

Le siècle des lumières Sophie Massé + Doyon-Rivest. Quebec, Éditions J’ai VU, 2009. 48 pages, ill. (some col.). Text in French. Published by Éditions J’ai VU, Le siècle des lumières is the tenth publication in the L’image amie series which explores the relationship between photography and creative writing. Using a work by Doyon-Rivest (which...

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Magazines by artists

Magazines by artists

Magazines by artists (and curators, or artist-curators) Artexte recently added a few new titles to its collection to represent the revived interest in magazines as modes of production for artists. Some are visual feasts while others are thoughtfully reflexive, all demonstrate a commingling of practices and blurring of boundaries. Featured here: Hunter and Cook,...

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