Architecture, Art & Design

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Creative Subversions

Whiteness, Indigeneity, and the National Imaginary

UBC Press

This book explores how whiteness and Indigeneity are articulated through commonplace symbols of Canadian identity and how the work of contemporary artists is subverting these nostalgic accounts of the past.

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Carvings and Commerce

Model Totem Poles, 1880-2010

University of Washington Press, A co-publication of the University of Washington Press and the Mendel Art Gallery

A group of internationally recognized scholars and artists examine the issues of politics, economics, cultural identity, tradition, and aesthetics that have shaped the evolution of the model totem pole for over a hundred and thirty years.

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Architecture and the Canadian Fabric

UBC Press

Architecture and the Canadian Fabric traces how culture and politics have influenced, and been influenced by, Canadian architecture from first contact to the postmodern era.

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Ballets Russes

The Art of Costume

Edited by Robert Bell
National Gallery of Australia

The costumes featured in this book are drawn entirely from the National Gallery of Australia's world-renowned collection of Ballets Russes costumes and ephemera.

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Trimpin

Contraptions for Art and Sound

Edited by Anne Focke
Marquand Books

This book explores the life and work of Trimpin, the sound sculptor and composer, whose work spans the media of visual art, music composition, performance, engineering, acoustics, and installation art.

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Sustainability in America's Cities

Creating the Green Metropolis

Island Press

This book highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment.

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