Cover and Uncover: Eric Cameron (Art in Profile: Canadian - download pdf or read online

By Ann Davis,Peggy Gale,Diana Nemiroff,Thierry de Duve

ISBN-10: 1552385345

ISBN-13: 9781552385340

Eric Cameron is an enormous modern Canadian artist. Born in 1935 in Leicester, England, he arrived in Canada within the Seventies and has taught on the collage of Guelph, the Nova Scotia university of artwork and layout, and on the college of Calgary. through the years Cameron has additionally persisted to paintings in his basic medium, portray, yet moved from conventional figuration to a hugely conceptual perform with either his procedure work and his "thick" work. He has additionally extended into video and has written very much approximately his paintings. His encouraged instructing and strange paintings were well-known with significant awards, together with the Victor Lynch-Staunton Award (1993), the Gershorn Iskowitz Prize (1994), and the Governor General's Award (2004).

Despite Cameron's prominence, a lot of the writing approximately him so far, basically essays in exhibition catalogues, is by way of the artist himself. disguise and discover hence makes a tremendous contribution to the sphere because it explores intensive Eric Cameron's paintings and philosophy. The booklet consists of 4 essays, every one protecting a special point of Cameron's paintings, beginning with Peggy Gale's research of his writing, then turning to Ann Davis's attention of his procedure work and his philosophy, relocating to Diana Nemiroff's evaluation of his video clips, and concluding with Thierry de Duve's observations on his Thick work and his blind rejection of probability. The essays, notwithstanding written independently, resonate with one another in order that the reader comes away with a whole photograph of a fancy artist, his existence, his suggestion, his paintings creation, and the way those parts tell one another and feature developed via time. The specialist remark the following, richly illustrated with Cameron's works in a number of media, offers an essential and lengthy late severe lens in which to view this crucial artist.

With Contributions By:
Ann Davis
Thierry de Duve
Peggy Gale
Diana Nemiroff

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