Revision And Resistance: Kent Monkman And Mistikôsiwak (wooden Boat People) At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

By (artist)Kent MonkmanText bySuda Sasha, Shirley Madill

March 31, 2020|
Revision And Resistance: Kent Monkman And Mistikôsiwak (wooden Boat People) At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art by Kent Monkman
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Kent Monkman (b. 1965) is Canada's most important and influential contemporary artist. His epic diptych commission for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Great Hall is a historic moment, both for Monkman's career and for spotlighting Indigenous and Canadian art on the international stage. A Cree two-spirited artist, Monkman confronts themes of colonization, sexuality, loss, and resilience. Referencing iconic artworks in the Met's permanent collection mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People) challenges the flawed representations of Indigenous peoples that exist in many museums and galleries. Contributions include interviews and essays by Dr. Sasha Suda, Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada; professors and art historians Dr. Ruth B. Phillips and Dr. Mark Salber Phillips; Dr. Jami Powell, Associate Curator of Native American Art at the Hood Museum; Shirley Madill, Executive Director at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery; and author and professor Dr. Nick Estes.

SHIRLEY MADILL is the executive director of the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. She has held curatorial and director positions at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, and Rodman Hall Art Centre at Brock University in St. Catharines. JAMI C. POWELL is the Hood Museum of Art's first ...
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Title:Revision And Resistance: Kent Monkman And Mistikôsiwak (wooden Boat People) At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:130 pages, 12.05 X 9.7 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:130 pages, 12.05 X 9.7 X 0.75 in
Published:March 31, 2020
Publisher:Art Canada Institute
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781487102258

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