Bill Reid Retrospective. The first retrospective of work by Bill Reid, organized by associate director Doris Shadbolt, comprises more than 200 pieces assembled from major North American institutions and private collections.

Displays include gold and silver jewellery and small sculptures; carvings in argillite and in wood, and silkscreen prints. A double mortuary pole is installed at the Gallery's front entrance. Installed in the South Gallery are photo enlargements from Out of the Silence, 1971, produced by Bill Reid in collaboration with U.S. photographer Adelaide de Menil.

There are scheduled showings of Profile: Bill Reid, a 27-minute videotape produced by the Gallery's audio-visual department; Totem, a 28-minute documentary film produced by Gene Lawrence for CBC in 1958, written and narrated by Bill Reid; Bill Reid Sculpture, a short 16mm film produced for CBC's Hourglass, 1968. Catalogue contributions by Edmund Carpenter, Wilson Duff, Audrey Hawthorn, Bill Holm, and Claude Levi-Strauss.

Related people
   Adelaide de Menil - Artist
   Bill Reid - Artist
   Doris Shadbolt - Curator
   Gene Lawrence - Producer
   Edmund Carpenter - Writer
   Wilson Duff - Writer
   Audrey Hawthorn - Writer
   Bill Holm - Writer
   Claude Levi-Strauss - Writer


The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art
The CCCA Canadian Art Database: Chronologies