From: S B (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jan 24 2008 - 16:25:23 PST
Speaking of Canadians, filmmaker and visual artist David Askevold passed away yesterday.
You can see his early 8mm film "Rubberband" here:
1940 - 2008
It is with deep personal regret that we inform you of
the passing of the artist and educator David Askevold.
David died peacefully, in a Halifax hospital, on
Wednesday January 23, 2008.
One of Canada's most influential artists and an important
figure in many international art movements of the last 40
years, Askevold's work as an arts educator has also had
great importance on an international level. David was a
long-time colleague and contributor to Art Metropole, and
one of our first Artist Life Members. He will be greatly
The funeral will be family only. A memorial and
exhibition will be organized for later in the year.
Personal sympathies may be forwarded to David's wife and
Norma Ready and Kyla Ready-Askevold
15 Penhorn Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3K2
for the Board of Directors, Art Metropole
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