Camp Fires: Subversive Queer Concepts in Clay

Camp Fires: Subversive Queer Concepts in Clay
Camp Fires, at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto, reveals the concept of "camp" in the work of three important Francophone Canadian ceramic artists: Léopold L. Foulem, Paul Mathieu, and Richard Milette. Camp Fires is an often sensual encounter of these artists' powerful body of work, one that addresses subversive ideas about queer identity through clay.
Below, curator Robin Metcalf on the exhibit:

The exhibit is ongoing through September 1.
Gardiner Museum
111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2C7

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Léopold L. Foulem, So Many Men
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Léopold L. Foulem, Priest in Black Cassock with Boy on Mount, 2012


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Léopold L. Foulem, Pair of Male Couples


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Léopold L. Foulem, Juicy Banana, 1976

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Léopold L. Foulem, Urinoir, 1992


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Léopold L. Foulem, Urn Funereal


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Richard Milette, Cup on Fruits, 1998

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Richard Milette, Teapot for a Queen X, 1989


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Richard Milette,  Guasparre, 2000


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Léopold L. Foulem, Bicycle Seat Blue and Yellow, 1977

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Paul Mathieu, Crucifixion Bowl, 1984


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Paul Mathieu, Camouflage series (E.M.), 2005


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Paul Mathieu, Camouflage series (G.L.), 2005

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Paul Mathieu,  Kiss Vase 1-6, 2013


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Paul Mathieu, Kiss Vase 1-6, 2013

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Paul Mathieu, Kiss Vase, 2013


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Nested Eggs

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