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Shary Boyle: Venice 2013

Artist
Shary Boyle
Date
2013
Publisher
National Gallery of Canada
Format
Catalogues
Details
Softcover
ISBN
978-0-88884-9-144
Size
20 × 29 × 1.5 cm
Length
192 
Description

With the selection of Shary Boyle, Canada sends one of its most acclaimed artists as its representative at the 2013 edition of the Venice Biennial. One of country’s most innovative creators, Boyle works in a diversity of media, including fine craft, drawing, installation and performance. Blending historical narratives and fantastical fictions with her own personal impressions, she creates imaginary worlds that elicit a range of psychological and emotional responses. A consummate object maker, Boyle’s finely honed skills are disquietingly wed to a beguilingly poetic tone and a thoroughly contemporary sensibility. This original publication features new works created expressly for the event and is accompanied by a scholarly essay and an interview with the artist. Printed on heavy gloss paper, the publication’s many dozen double-page illustrations of Boyle’s sculptures, drawings and installations are fully accessible and leap out at the viewer.

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