Teacher Resource Guide
Learn About Clothing and Fashion Through the Art of Gathie Falk
Gathie Falk (b.1928) is one of the most celebrated contemporary artists in Canada. Within her oeuvre, Falk has consistently returned to the representation and recreation of clothing, asking viewers to think about personal apparel in new and surprising contexts. Using the artist’s creative take on dress as a point of inspiration, the activities in this guide explore concepts related to fashion and garment design, including identity and self-fashioning; the historical context of clothing; and clothing and personal expression.
- Clothing and Personal Agency
- A Sense of Style: Building Historical Context
- Footwear Facsimiles: Cultivating Creative Design
Visual Arts, and more