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Bierk, David

Born: 1944 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Painters


1944 - Born on June 9th in Appleton, Minnesota. Canadian-American painter.

         - Bierk was one of the first artists to adopt appropriation as a legitimate means to art-making.

1971 - He immigrated to Peterborough, Ontario.

1974 - David Bierk was a founding member and the Director of Peterborough's Artspace.

1994 - Published his memoir, In the Absence of Paradise: The Art of David Bierk, Art Gallery of Peterborough, by Tellem Press, Ottawa.

2002 - Died on August 28th in Peterborough, Ontario.


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