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Kent Monkman is stoking passion in a new generation of Indigenous artists while he shares his provocative, defiant, score-settling Winnipeg-informed work all over the world.
A revealing feature interview with Kent Monkman in The Winnipeg Free Press
Coming soon from Black Dog Publishing, The Four Continents: Kent Monkman, and Kent Monkman: Shame and Prejudice, A Story of Resilience
The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts, has given its annual Rappaport Prize to Sam Durant, the Los Angeles–based artist whose political work has struck a chord with audiences at galleries, museums and art fairs—and, most recently, was the subject of intense protest in Minneapolis. As part of the prize, which recognises an artist who bears a relationship to New England, Durant—who was raised in the South Shore area near Boston—will receive $25,000.
The Meeting House/Build Therefore Your Own World is available now from Black Dog Publishing
Earlier this year, the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto received a donation of 24,804 images from collector Chris Bratty, who had purchased the collection with the intention of donating it. Selected by a team led by two gallerists, Steven Kasher and Stephen Bulger, the pictures range from the First World War to the late 1990s, from hockey players to lumberjacks. A selection is currently on view in an exhibition at the Centre and in book form, entitled The Faraway Nearby.
Read the full article at the New York Times, here
Novelist, playwright, essayist, academic and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman writes in The Nation about the essay he co-authored with Armand Mattelart, How to Read Donald Duck—republished as part of How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney's Latin America and Latin America's Disney.
You can read the article here
Black Dog Publishing would like to congratulate Landon Mackenzie, a 2017 Winner of the Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
Landon Mackenzie: Parallel Journey: Works on Paper from Black Dog Publishing is available to buy now.
Watch the Landon Mackenzie: We Don’t Have A Picture Yet film by Anthony Grieco here
A selection of press for Ritual by Vincenzo Pietropaolo.
The Catholic Register
14 January 2017
Passion play: 50 years of Toronto's Good Friday parades – in pictures
7 January 2017
7 January 2017