Fonds AR100 - Frank Nowosad fonds

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Frank Nowosad fonds

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CA UVICARCH AR100

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  • 1979-1988 (Creation)
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    Nowosad, Frank, 1948-1993

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70 cm of textual records;41 sound cassettes;1094 photographs

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(1948-1993)

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Frank Nowosad (1948-1993) was an art critic, whose reviews appeared regularly in Monday Magazine, Arts Canada, Artsmagazine, CBC Radio, and Canadian Art. He was founder and Artistic Co-Director of Canada Ice Dance Theatre. His interest in skating as a performing art resulted in many choreographic projects and extensive writing for skating publications. Another research interest of Nowosad's was the Austrian born artist Richard Ciccimarra. He gave lectures at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria on Ciccimarra, and wrote Ciccimarra: A Biography (1988), and Catalogue: Richard Ciccimarra, 1924-1973 (1988).

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Fonds consists of research files relating to Nowosad's study of Richard Ciccimarra, including: correspondence; research notes and lectures; essays; biography manuscript files; publications; Ciccimarra writings; photographs of Ciccimarra's works; taped lectures by Robin Skelton and programmes on Ciccimarra; and audiocassettes of oral history interviews about Ciccimarra with Penny Auersperg (first wife), Stephie Wilson, Vicky Husband, Nicole Frechette, Robert DeCastro, Elza Mayhew, Colin Graham, Myfanwy Pavelic, Herbert Siebner, Karl Spreitz and others.

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1992-064

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frank-nowosad-fonds

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2013-02-05

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  • English

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