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Power Houses and New Crown Land: Painting Canada (150)

Posted in Arts & Culture
Oct 18, 2017

Royal Tour, The Tenements by Grant McConnell

The University as a Cultural Institution
The first of four talks sponsored by the Humanities Research Unit

Power Houses and New Crown Land: Painting Canada (150)
by Grant McConnell

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
4:00 pm
Arts 241

Artist Grant McConnell (BFA’83, MFA’94) will discuss the relationship between his art practice and the public institutions whose architecture, policies and pretensions he depicts trenchantly in his work. As someone who has been both a student and teacher at the U of S for decades, McConnell meditates on the privileges and limits of position, scale and status, and how power is embodied and distributed in Canada.

 

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