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Kent Monkman: Overview

Senior School visual arts topic guide on Kent Monkman

Source: Risling, R (2019).

"In Monkman’s paintings, Indigenous people are, for the most part, proactive figures, shaping the world around them, which doesn’t mean he ignores the catastrophes that followed the European occupation." (Cotter, 2019, December 19)

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Kent Monkman | Overview: Keywords

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Click on the terms to access definition from the Tate [UK] Art Terms Glossary or the Getty [USA] Art & Architecture Thesaurus. The Tate and Getty links work best with Chrome.

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Kent Monkman | Overview: Key facts

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Kent Monkman | Overview: Articles

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Kent Monkman | Overview: Online resources

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Kent Monkman | Overview: Videos

Level 2 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view these video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

"‘Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience’ is an art exhibit challenging Canadians to look beyond the glossy celebrations for Canada’s 150th birthday." (APTN FaceToFace, 2017)


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In text reference / citation: APTN FaceToFace (2017) or (APTN FaceToFace, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: APTN FaceToFace (2017). Dennis Ward Sits down with Artist, Kent Monkman, [eVideo].

Kent Monkman | Overview: Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Victorian curriculum outcomes. Click on the links to explore more.

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