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Title(s):

True Nordic : how Scandinavia influenced design in Canada / curated by Rachel Gotlieb and Michael Prokopow.

Published/Created:
London : Black Dog Publishing Limited, [2016]
©2016
Physical Description:
127 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NK1413.A1 T78 2016 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition "True Nordic: how Scandinavia influenced design in Canada held at the Gardiner Museum, October 13,2016 to January 8, 2017 and held at the New Brunswick Museum, March 3 to September 5, 2017 and at the Vancouver Art Gallery, October 21, 2017 to January 21, 2018"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (page 126).
Subject Terms:
Decorative arts -- Canada -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Decorative arts -- Canada -- History -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Design -- Canada -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Design -- Canada -- History -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Design -- Canada -- Scandinavian influences -- Exhibitions.
Furniture design -- Canada -- History -- Exhibitions.
Contributors:
Gotlieb, Rachel, curator, contributor.
Prokopow, Michael John, 1961- curator, contributor.
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  • Preface / Kelvin Browne
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction / Rachel Gotlieb and Michael Prokopow
  • Scandinavian design comes to Canada / Rachel Gotlieb
  • Everything cold in new again: culture, the circumpolar, and identity in Canadian design, 1964 to the present / Michael Prokopow
  • The influence of Scandinavian architecture and design on architecture in central Canada / George Baird
  • The idea of north revisited: Nordic myths and modernisms / Mark Kingwell
  • True Nordic: how Scandinavia influenced design in Canada: exhibition catalogue. Arrival and consequences 1925-1956. Exchange and adaptation 1956-1990. Persistent variations 1990-present.