Fonds MG 276 - John Reeves fonds

Doris Hilda Anderson Margaret Atwood -- portrait Lise Bacon -- portrait Jehane Benoit -- portrait Molly Bobak -- portrait Marylyn Brooks -- portrait Rosemary Brown -- portrait Ghitta Caiserman Roth -- portrait Dorothy Cameron -- portrait Cherry Carnon -- portrait Renee Claude -- portrait Diane Cohen -- portrait Helen Creighton -- portrait Vicky Crowe -- portrait June Engel -- portrait
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John Reeves fonds

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MG 276

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  • 1962-1998 (inclusive); 1974-1977 (predominant) (Creation)

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95 colour transparencies; 44 colour slides; 60 photographs; textual records.

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John Reeves was born in Burlington, Ontario, in 1938, and graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1961. Well known particularly for his portrait photography, Reeves' work has appeared in virtually every Canadian periodical. His photographic and written essays have included works on Jean Vanier, Elizabeth Smart and Germaine Greer; and he provided photography for the books Debrett's Illustrated Guide to the Canadian Establishment and John Fillion - Thoughts about My Sculpture. John Reeves is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

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This fonds contains images of Canadian women of achievement; most were taken during the celebration of the International Year of the Woman (1975) and formed part of the exhibition, "30 Portraits of Women."

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This fonds has been arranged into the following series:

A. Portraits of Women, 1974-1977.
B. “30 Portraits of Women” Exhibition - 1977.
C. Prints. – 1962-1998.
D. Artists and Writers - Primarily West Coast. - 1977-1978, 1985.

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John Reeves retains copyright; use is granted the University of Saskatchewan Archives for exhibition, promotion, and research use.

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