ARNOLD, Grant, ed. HENRY, Karen, ed.
Title: Traffic : Conceptual Art in Canada, 1965-1980.
Publisher:  Art Gallery of Alberta, Halifax INK, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, &c. , Edmonton, Halifax, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, 2012, ISBN:9781895442885
Seller ID: 112515
ARNOLD, Grant, and Karen HENRY, eds. Traffic : Conceptual Art in Canada, 1965-1980. (Edmonton, Halifax, Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver) : Published by: Art Gallery of Alberta, Halifax INK, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery, (2012). Distributed by Douglas & McIntyre. Pp. (6),-174,(2). Illustrated. Large 8vo, decorated blue glossy paper covered boards, white and black lettering to front and spine. Cover illustration is a reproduction of Gerald Ferguson's "The Standard Corpus of Present Day English Language Usage arranged by word length and alphabetized within word length", 1970, detail. Foreword by Kathleen S. Barthels, Catherine Crowston, Peter Dykhuis, Barbara Fischer, [and] Michele Theriault. Introduction by Grant Arnold, Vincent Bonin, Catherine Crowston, Barbara Fischer, Michele Theriault, [and] Jayne Wark. Contents: "Conceptual Art in Canada: The East Coast Story" (by Jayne Wark); "Language Is Not Transparent: Translating Conceptual Art in Montreal" (by Vincent Bonin); "DatedConceptualism: Toronto, London, Guelph" (by William Wood); "Episodes in Co nceptual Art on the Prairies" (by Catherine Crowston, with Grant Arnold); "Reference / Cross Reference: Conceptual Art on the West Coast" (by Grant Arnold); "Early Conceptual Practices in Context: A Conversation" (by Blair French, Lucy Lippard, Chantal Pontbriand, Mari Carmen Ramirez, [and] Charlotte Townsend-Gault. Jeff Khonsary, Moderator); "Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980: An Annotated Chronology" (by Vincent Bonin and Grant Arnold). Two small bumps to board edges, else very good. 35.00