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EDMONTON: Preserving a modern heritage

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Article by Shafraaz Kaba

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he Modern Movement in Edmonton began to take shape in earnest after World War Two. The discovery of oil in Leduc in 1947 fuelled an incredible building boom and the era of wealth and sanguinity led to unprecedented building development that created Edmonton’s...
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Harvest Ring

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Article by John Harbinson
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ne of the more interesting aspects of collecting historical artifacts is contemplating their history and the people who may have been associated with them. This large circular flask or harvest ring, as it is sometimes called, is an intriguing example that invites...
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NEW ARTISTS AT OCAD

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f part of Ornamentvm’s mandate is to explore the creative context and talent through which the decorative arts are born, it is important to focus on national schools of art and design as sources of creative energy and exploration. Therefore, in addition to regularly surveying the work...
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Textile Artists Embrace a Cultural Icon

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Article by Gloria Hickey

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he hooked rug is a cultural icon in Newfoundland and Labrador. Traditionally made from recycled rags and burlap from food sacks they introduced colour and warmth to outport kitchens and parlors. Over generations, hooked rugs have come to represent the outport woman’s ingenuity...
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