• ACI Video An Introduction to Shuvinai Ashoona: Life & Work

    Characterized by fantastical creatures and dream-like landscapes, Shuvinai’s works represent not only her own deeply personal interpretation of the natural world, but also a global social community.

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  • ACI Video An Introduction to Greg Curnoe: Life & Work

    Enamored of his hometown, Curnoe helped spearhead London Regionalism. His brightly coloured compositions and text-based elements celebrate both Canada and his anti-establishment views.

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  • ACI Video An Introduction to Jock Macdonald: Life & Work

    A trailblazer in Canadian art, Macdonald’s spiritual identification with nature and his unique marriage of graphic design and painting led to a singular style of abstraction.

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  • ACI Video An Introduction to Paraskeva Clark: Life & Work

    Paraskeva Clark persevered as an artist, despite the difficult conditions of her upbringing, creating profoundly provocative political critiques through simple yet powerful imagery.

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  • ACI Video What Makes Art Canadian? Joyce Zemans on Jock Macdonald

    ACI author Joyce Zemans discusses how Jock Macdonald’s innovations in abstraction make him a Canadian art pioneer.

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  • ACI Video What Makes Art Canadian? Nancy Campbell on Shuvinai Ashoona

    ACI author Nancy Campbell discusses how Shuvinai Ashoona’s work reflects dramatic changes in the North and overturns stereotypical notions of Inuit art.

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  • ACI Video What Makes Art Canadian? Judith Rodger on Greg Curnoe

    ACI author Judith Rodger discusses how Greg Curnoe’s regionalist approach to his art makes his work essentially Canadian.

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  • ACI Video What Makes Art Canadian? Sarah E.K. Smith on General Idea

    ACI author Sarah E.K. Smith discusses how General Idea’s œuvre pushed boundaries and addressed key social issues, including the AIDS crisis.

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