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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.
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Patrick Mahon  /  Patrick Mahon: Palindrome
January 2000

Mahon's installations explore the relation between structure and surface through the medium of wallpaper that he designs and has fabricated himself.
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Hamish Fulton  /  Hamish Fulton: Magpie: Two River Walks
January 2000

Refuting the labels of land artist, conceptual artist, environmental artist and conceptual sculptor, Fulton calls himself simply a walking artist.
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Lyndal Osborne  /  Lyndal Osborne: The Poetic Structure of the World
January 2000

Australian-born Lyndal Osborne is a collector, a weaver and a maker of shapes. Seeds, pits, flowers, leaves, thistles, fungus and vegetables are gathered and woven into sculptures and installations, both strange and familiar.
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Renate Buser  /  Renate Buser: Objects in Mirror May Be Closer Than They Appear
January 2000

Buser's photographs assume the real and fragile position of the photographer, becoming the amplified link between the human body - with its imperfections - and a perfected optical technology.
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Yasufumi Takahashi  /  Yasufumi Takahashi: Injurious Inertia
January 2000

Takahashi's installations ask us to speculate about objects that resonate with familiarity even though they trouble us in our attempts to locate them in our own experience.
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Peter von Tiesenhausen  /  Peter von Tiesenhausen: Deluge
January 2000

In a brief interview, von Teisenhausen discusses his "borderline" atheism in relation to his use of symbolic imagery, in particular the cross.
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Euan MacDonald  /  Euan MacDonald
January 1999

While Macdonald's art is postmodern in its complexity and media cross-referencing (paintings and drawings integrated into video exhibitions) it is also simplistic and immediate with a limited number of distinct sets of imagery.
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Jeannie Thib  /  Jeannie Thib: Geographia
January 1999

For more than a decade, Thib graphed the social construction of the female identity, her fragmented maps, patterns and designs making up a singularly cohesive body of work.
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Gwen MacGregor  /  Gwen MacGregor: Fold It Up and Put It Away: Fernie's Curse
January 1999

A specific historical event, the story of a tribal curse on the artist's hometown, is revived in an anecdotal rather than archeological way. Through myth, printed records, film and oral history, McGregor reveals the story of the creation of the curse by members of the Tobacco Plains Band and its ultimate ceremonial lifting in 1964.
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Susan Schantz  /  Susan Schantz: Satiate
January 1999

Lippard speculates on the ramifications of Shantz's transformation of everyday artifacts into uncanny sculptural shapes. Concerns with traditional woman's work and the menstrual cycle connect with the archeological and even spiritual aspects of the finished objects.
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Sandra Rechico  /  Sandra Rechico: Gulp
January 1999

Trained in printmaking but shunning its classic tools, Rechico creates monumental installations using the most banal materials thereby producing an oeuvre which is at once engaging and subversive.
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Jennifer Gordon  /  Jennifer Gordon: The Sky Is Falling
January 1999

Gordon's works, thinly painted, identically-scaled, and bi-polar in their levels of eccentricity, show the combination of map and terrain, as well as giving an idea of where next to head in contemporary painting.
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Group 5  /  Laurie Walker: Nature Redux
January 1998

Catalogue accompanying an outdoor sculpture exhibition featuring works by Carl Granzow, Bart Habermiller, Susan Shantz, Laurie Walker and Tim Watkins.
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Laura Vickerson  /  Laura Vickerson: Trace
January 1998

An installation, created especially for the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, which addresses the ephemerality of human existence both thematically and through the use of fragile and unstable materials like glass, flower petals, and light.
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Regan Morris  /  Regan Morris: Moat
January 1998

This exhibition catalogue accompanies this Rhodesia-born Canadian's paintings which are described as autobiographical and coded with various personal histories.
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Janet Werner  /  Janet Werner: Lucky
January 1998

The essayist speculates on the emergence of a figurative component in Werner's painting, the abstract language of which has been particularly located in the flatlands of Saskatchewan.
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Angela Inglis  /  Angela Inglis: A Still Life(s) With Adjectives
January 1998

A painter whose primary material is the paper found in phone books and newspapers, reduced and reorganized. .
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Once Upon a Time: Contemporary Tales
January 1997

Using the conceit of the fairy tale, three essayists look at the work of Michelle Gay, Gunilla Josephson, and Max Streicher .
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