Critical Writing Index

Biographical Sketch and Video Notes

by Cliff Eyland and David Askevold

David Askevold: Cultural Geographies, 1998

Charlettetown: Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, 1998

Artist David Askevold began his studies as an artist at the University of Montana in 1958. Following this he attended the Brooklyn Museum School of Art in 1963 on a scholarship. At this time he worked primarily in painting. He went on to study at the Kansas City Art Institute (1966) where he was encouraged to apply for a teaching position at NSCAD (1968). There he developed and taught a course called Projects that gained international recognition. His video work engages practices of traditional television while simultaneously avoiding the traditional ends of television.

ITEM 1998.096 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

David Askevold

Rudy Audio

Jim Leedy

Ruban Tam

James Lee Bayers

Dan Graham

Joseph Kosuth

Lawrence Weiner

Lucy Lippard

Gary Neil Kennedy

Gerald Ferguson

Jan Dibbets

N.E.Thing Company

Vito Acconci

Mel Bochner

Joseph Kosuth

Sol Lewitt

Robert Smithason

Robert Barry

Dennis Oppenheim

Jan Peacock

Bas Jan Ader