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Skillz Share: Organizing Your Bookshelf

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Skillz Share: Organizing Your Bookshelf

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3 pm
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A first year student at U of T, Ingrid Wang is a visual artist with a passion for language, art history, and philosophy. In her free time, she enjoys reading classics, making earl grey tea, and keeping her bookshelves neat and tidy. This week Ingrid teaches us how to organize your bookshelf!

Greg Curnoe. Finally, I can confess my own literary aspirations, drawing for "The Great Canadian Sonnet", p. 349, May 18, 1970. Pen and ink on paper, Overall: 28.1 x 28.7 cm. Gift of Sheila Curnoe, London, Ontario, 1997. © Estate of Greg Curnoe / SOCAN (2020)
Greg Curnoe. Finally, I can confess my own literary aspirations, drawing for "The Great Canadian Sonnet", p. 349, May 18, 1970. Pen and ink on paper, Overall: 28.1 x 28.7 cm. Gift of Sheila Curnoe, London, Ontario, 1997. © Estate of Greg Curnoe / SOCAN (2020)

Greg Curnoe (1936–1992) transformed his hometown of London, Ontario, into an important city for artistic production by spearheading London Regionalism, a movement that focused on everyday life and turned away from the metropolitan art centres of the 60’s and 70’s. Curnoe changed artmaking in Canada with his anti-establishment and nationalist politics and by bringing regional artists into political discourse. His depictions often incorporate text to support his strong patriotism and support of Canadian artists.

 

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