Tag: Joyce Wieland

28/150: Joyce Wieland – The Feminist

The legendary Joyce Wieland (1931-1998) was a mixed-media artist, experimental filmmaker and Canadian nationalist whose feminist art made use of sewing, knitting, rug hooking and embroidery. She had a powerful influence on modernist art, and her 1971 retrospective at the National Gallery of Canada was the first ever for a woman artist.

O Canada in Lips: Joyce Wieland

In honor of International Women’s Day, consider this combination of feminism and patriotism  in Joyce Wieland’s famous O Canada lithograph of women’s mouths singing the national anthem.  To make this print, Wieland put on  greasy lipstick and pressed her lips onto a clean  lithography  stone, forming the syllables […]