Joyce Wieland: Artist on Fire by Jane LindJoyce Wieland: Artist on Fire by Jane Lind

Joyce Wieland: Artist on Fire

byJane Lind

Hardcover | September 1, 2001

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Joyce Wieland: Artist on Fire is an intimate biography of one of Canada's best-loved and most influential artists. Drawing on extensive interviews and over ten years of research, author Jane Lind captures Joyce's colourful personality and offbeat life in print.

Lind reveals the turmoil of Joyce's childhood and teens, chronicles the wild jazz parties and gallery openings of the fifties and sixties, and discusses Joyce's long, troubled marriage to fellow artist Michael Snow. Her richly productive career is also fully described and considered, and more than 50 of her best works are reproduced in colour.

Bursting with anecdotes and generously illustrated with personal photographs as well as colour reproductions of Joyce's art, Joyce Wieland: Artist on Fire is an engaging, entertaining biography.
JANE LIND is an editor and sculptor as well as the author of books, essays, and reviews. Among her publications are books on Mary and Christopher Pratt, John McEwen, and Gathie Falk in the Canadian Artists Series. Jane has had solo exhibitions of her sculpture, taught about art in school programs and studio situations and been the reci...
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Title:Joyce Wieland: Artist on FireFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 2001Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550286951

ISBN - 13:9781550286953

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"To many friends, and in bitter moments to herself, Wieland's life, with its highs and heartbreaks, [came to symbolize women's defiant struggle for self-expression: she was goddess and victim combined, the essence of matriarchy under siege."Lind's biography is by far the more thorough, scholarly and wide-ranging in perspective, enriched by the inclusion of 50 colour plates and a broad sampling of photographs that capture the flavour of the personality and her milieu."