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Territorial Claim

Works from the Collection by Lawren Harris, Kiakshuk, N.E.Thing Co., Pauta, Simionee, and Tudlik

6 November 1998—24 January 1999

Northrop Frye once said that the duty of the Canadian artist was to take “psychic ownership” of the territory. Canada’s Arctic has been constructed as a mythic realm according to the demanded of nationalism and assertion of sovereignty.

For further information please contact: Jana Tyner at jana.tyner@ubc.ca,
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