Will Gorlitz: Nowhere If Not Here by Bruce W. FergusonWill Gorlitz: Nowhere If Not Here by Bruce W. Ferguson

Will Gorlitz: Nowhere If Not Here

byBruce W. Ferguson, Peggy Gale, Jeffrey Spalding

Paperback | May 21, 2009

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Will Gorlitz: nowhere if not here examines the art, background, and theoretical concerns of contemporary Canadian artist Will Gorlitz. Appreciated especially for his painting and drawing, Gorlitz produces imaginative and highly visual artwork that is further distinguished by its fundamentally restructured and critically extended approach to representational painting. With differing emphases from several contributing writers, this book identifies the contexts, methodologies, and motivations that comprise the artist’s practice over the past 25 years.

The book is published in conjunction with a major circulating survey exhibition of Gorlitz’s work organized by Allan MacKay for the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery in partnership with the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre.

Co-published with the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Bruce W. Ferguson is a cultural theorist who works both in academic institutions and more broadly initiates cultural interventions. He is currently the Director of F.A.R. (Future Arts Research), Phoenix, Arizona. Art historian Peggy Gale was one of the first people to write about artists’ video in Canada. She has held positions at t...
Title:Will Gorlitz: Nowhere If Not HereFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 10.02 × 8.53 × 0.36 inPublished:May 21, 2009Publisher:Wilfrid Laurier University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1554580498

ISBN - 13:9781554580491

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents for
Will Gorlitz: nowhere if not here by Bruce W. Ferguson, Peggy Gale, Jeffrey Spalding, and David Urban

Foreword | Allan MacKay, KW/AG

Acknowledgements | Alf Bogusky, KW/AG

Where There Is a Will There Is a Way | Bruce W. Ferguson

Colour Plates

Haptics | Peggy Gale

Heart, HEAD, Hand: Adrift on a Sea of Words | Jeffrey Spalding

The Bird Machine and the Glory of the Real | David Urban

Appendix One: List of Works

Appendix Two: Curriculum Vitae