Askevold, David

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Askevold, David

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1940- 2008

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David Askevold (30 March 1940 – 23 January 2008) was an internationally known experimental Canadian artist, whose practices included media, painting and video. Askevold came to Nova Scotia in the 1970s to develop and teach the “Projects Class” at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, which involved numerous conceptual artists. Askevold contributed to the local Halifax art community, as is seen in the tapes associated with the Centre for Art Tapes.

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, 2nd Edition.

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  • English

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Some information on David Askevold was found on the University of Manitoba's website: umanitoba.ca/schools/art/content/galleryoneoneone/askevol.html
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