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The Southern Alberta Art Gallery maintains an extensive publishing program as a complement to its exhibitions. SAAG produces approximately six to eight exhibition catalogues each year, of which the majority are monographs. A major mailing is undertaken every year to distribute catalogues to over 250 art institutions, independent curators and publishers across Canada, the U.S.A. and Europe. In addition, Art Books Canada (ABC) regularly orders and distributes the gallery’s publications.

Art Books Canada is the Gallery's official retail and library distributor in Canada and worldwide.
Visit the ABC website for a complete listing of available publications

 

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Garry Neill Kennedy  /  Garry Neill Kennedy
January 1978

Using a brush and two coats of acrylic artists' colour red oxide paint, three walls of the small gallery of the Southern Alberta Art Gallery were painted by a general paint contractor.
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Vera Greenwood  /  Vera Greenwood: High Ground
December 1969

Greenwood enlists memory and fiction, as well as humour and horror, to immerse viewers in the home and family environment in which she grew up. Acting as the curator of her own personal museum, she meticulously re-stages her childhood home and poignantly evokes her memories of growing up in a family whose fortune were greatly affected by her father's mental illness.
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Karilee Fuglem  /  Karilee Fuglem: Cumlous
December 1969

Employing modest materials such as plastic bags, tape and fishing line, the work of British Columbia born Montréal artist makes non-visible phenomena seem palpable.
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Lines Painted in Early Spring
December 1969

Referencing the poem by Wordsworth in which he sets forth the classic opposition between nature and culture, Mahon presents four Canadian artists whose engaging and often lyrical work embodies the fusion and collision of nature and culture.
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Blind Stairs
December 1969

Janice Gurney, Mary Scott and Arlene Stamp have sustained a critical engagement with painting as practice rather than as medium. This openness has fostered an eclecticism and an improvisational approach to already-circulated material.
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Susan Kealey  /  Susan Kealey: Ordinary Marvel
December 1969

Following the premature death by cancer of artist Susan Kealey, 12 of her colleagues have come together to create this monograph as a tribute to her enormous energy and creativity.
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Yoko Takashima  /  Yoko Takashima
December 1969

Large-format digitalized colour photographs confront the viewer with images of private matters and domestic relationships that have universal relevance.
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Anne Ramsden  /  Anne Ramsden: Anastylosis, Inventory
December 1969

Anastylosis is an archeological term describing the reconstruction of an object from its surviving fragments. Ramsden applies the technique to the nearly 300 household dishes which she smashed and reconstructed according to a precise system.
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Lethbridge Modern: Aspects of Architectural Modernism in Lethbridge from 1945-1970 (Volume 1)
December 1969

Arthur Erickson's internationally renowned example of "brutalist modernism", the University of Lethbridge, is a featured example in this review of the surprising number of buildings designed under the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier in this relatively small community.
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Susan Schuppli  /  Susan Schuppli: Phony
December 1969

Phony is an interactive CD-ROM which explores the history and culture of the telephone in order to reflect upon contemporary communications technologies and is an expansion of Schuppi's multi-sited public art project.
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Colette Whitten, Paul Kipps  /  Colette Whitten and Paul Kipps: Over Taking Over
December 1969

Whitten and Kipps are among Canada's most respected sculptors. The fact that they are also married would normally not be discussed even in a joint exhibition, except that here, in spite of the dramatically different nature of their works, there is a profound connection that moves the viewer.
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Lois Andison  /  Lois Andison: Autobody
December 1969

Andison's kinetic sculptures explore the status of the body, particularly the female body, at the juncture of the biological and the technological.
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Renée Van Halm  /  Renée Van Halm: Dream Home
December 1969

Van Halm creates sculptures and paints gouaches that breakdown and investigate contemporary domestic architectural obsessions. Her scale models of rooms and her evocative aerial renderings of homes illustrate how leisure, class and social standing are expressed through architecture, demonstrating, for example, that the more expensive the home, the more the design is steeped in nostalgia leaving more modest dwellings to utilize modernist notions of simplicity and utility.
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Gwen Curry  /  Gwen Curry: Witness
December 1969

Curry's large-scale works document various scientific names of plants and animals encountered on a road trip throughout the United States. Her ongoing work, Void Field - named after a work of the same name by Anish Kapoor - is a floor installation consisting of 100 square tiles made of varnished wood and engraved with the names and dates of species that have become extinct throughout the world .
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Tom Bendsten  /  Tom Bendsten: Argument
December 1969

This publication documents Bendsten's large book structure series entitled 'Argument'.
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David Kramer  /  David Kramer: Heaven on Earth
December 1969

Working from the persona of the angst-ridden everyman and hard-luck artist, the New York artist produces witty video installations featuring the cast-off, the unconnected and the adamantly unfashionable.
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Baco Ohama  /  Baco Ohama: Miyoshi
December 1969

"When I made the move to British Columbia it was to be closer to Steveston; this place where my maternal grandparents lived prior to World War II.
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