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VoCA Recommends…Independent Sprit

This book is devoted to Canadian women artists from the 19th to mid 20th centuries. It should be necessary reading for anyone who is interested in Canadian history, and/or Canadian art. Please don’t let the cover design dissuade you! Keep reading! Independent Sprit, by A.K. Prakash. Image: fireflybooks.com “It’s tempting to assume that Canadian women artists of the 19th and
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VoCA loves…Women Artists: Louise Bourgeois and her sisters

It’s no secret that women artists have been notoriously overlooked throughout the course of white, male-dominated art history. Christiane Pflug, Kitchen Door with Esther, 1965. Image: christianepflug.com There are many reasons for this, not least of which is that women’s ability to express themselves was seriously limited before they won the right to vote. For non-asian and non-First Nations women
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