Jennifer Angus: A Terrible Beauty

Jennifer Angus: A Terrible Beauty

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A Terrible Beauty documents Jennifer Angus' series of three site-specific installations created between 2005 and 2008. The artist references the complexities of historical Victorian European ornament and its relationship to nature; she constructs her obsessive patterns by pinning tropical insects to the gallery walls, challenging viewers' notions of attraction and repulsion, comfort and discomfort. Essays by Eve-Lyne Beaudry, Sarah Quinton, and Gaetane Verna.

  • 88 pages
  • 22.9 cm x 20.3 cm
  • English, French
  • Textile Museum of Canada/Musée d’art de Joliette (2008)
  • ISBN 978-2921801409