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Gathie's Cupboard State VII
Gathie's Cupboard: State VII
Martin Jane b. 1943 - Canadian
Jane Martin was born in Montreal, received her BA (Hons) at Bishop University in 1965, and her MA at Carleton University in 1966. Martin has worked extensively as a painter, printmaker, and photographer representing images of the body and exploring issues of female embodiment, sexuality, and illness. Her work has been shown in group and solo shows across Canada, and is found in private collections including the Canada Council Art Bank, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Gerry and Nancy Pencer Brain Tumour Centre, National Library, and the Department of External Affairs. ARTIST INFO: http://janemartin.ca/ (Accessed January 2, 2017)
The second print of three prints is in the Camosun Collection. Lithograph was printed by Otis Tamasauskas of Saugeen Highland Impressions in Princeville, Ontario. “Gathie’s Cupboard State VII” plays homage to Canadian artist Gathie Falk’s work (perhaps most directly, “Eight Red Boot’s, 1973” (viewable online through the National Gallery of Canada at http://www.gallery.ca/en/see/collections/artwork.php?mkey=1025&_ga=1.236... Accessed January 6, 2017). "Gathie's Cupboard" was part of the National Gallery of Canada's travelling exhibition in 2000. DESCRIPTION: Lithographic print primarily in red ink with lines in blue. Pieces of stretched and distressed skin (or flesh) are sewn together and placed where the glass in a cabinet would normally be found. The flesh appears to be tied in place by string or sinew, and connects the framed panels of the cupboard together. NUMBER & COUNT: 2 of 3
Art, Canadian--20th centuryArt, Modern--20th centuryWomen artistsWomen artists--CanadaFeminism in artBody image in artGender identity in artLithographyWomen in artDomestic space in artPersonal narrativesSkin in art
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