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Artist Jennifer Angus joins Seán Brady, chair of the Entomology Department at the National Museum of Natural History, to discuss the brilliantly colored insects in her work, In the Midnight Garden, and the importance of insects to the natural world.

What better way to inspire "wow" than with exotic bugs? Jennifer Angus created an elaborate, floor-to-ceiling pattern from grasshoppers, cicadas, moths, beetles and other insects.

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Wisconsin Public Radio. Veronica Reukert interviews Jennifer Angus;Wisconsin professor and artist whose work using exotic insects from around the world is being featured in the newly opened Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian Art Museum.

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Jennifer Angus discusses working with insects.

A time lapse of installation of Nature Observed at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin


There are bugs in the house! Jennifer Angus' piece features the most incredible insects from around the world in a statement about awareness of one's environment.

 

A look behind the scenes as celebrated Canadian textile artist Jennifer Angus installs a new exhibit at the Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery using dead and dried insects.

 

Radio interview on Studio 360 with Jennifer Angus.....Kurt Andersen and artist Catherine Chalmers talk about how music, art, and literature explore the creative possibilities of bugs. Broadcast date April 2, 2004.
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FACEBOOK PODCAST
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YOUTUBE PODCAST
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTF6-AlcS4A  
     
CBC- TV Newsworld - The Scene
Saturday April 8 or Sunday April 9 [exact broadcast date TBC], longer item on A Terrible Beauty, using extended footage from the Apr. 3 on-site interview Sarah did with Newsworld producer Sonny Mehandiratta. top

 

 

 
CBC-Radio, Metro Morning
Monday April 3. Garvia Bailey & Andy Barrie recommended A Terrible Beauty on Garvia's cultural events roundup.

 

 

 
CBC-TV Newsworld -Toronto at Six
Newscast, April 3, several minutes segment in which Sarah Quinton was interviewed in A Terrible Beauty. Producer Laura Thompson (The Scene)
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Sun TV- Inside Jam
Thurs. March 16, between 7 and 8 pm. 1 - 2-minute visit to A Terrible Beauty. Sarah Quinton interviewed on-camera by Kirsten Carthew, producer and interviewer  
     
CBC- Radio Canada
TV-Channel 12, Friday Feb. 17
7-minute piece on A Terrible Beauty (48 - 55). Producer Serge Olivier
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Metro Morning
Jan. 31. Producer Jean Kim did a five-minute walk-through of A Terrible Beauty w. Sarah Quinton. Radio broadcast at 6:20 am  
     
CBC-Freestyle

Radio One: broadcast over Christmas holidays, Afternoon show based in Vancouver targeting young adults; two hosts did telephone interview w. Jennifer Angus re A Terrible Beauty. About 10 min. long.  
     
CBC Radio - Here and Now
afternoon program Arts reporter Lupe Rodriguez did a 5-minute interview w. Jennifer Angus re A Terrible Beauty, broadcast 4:40 pm., Wednesday December 14, 2005 top
     


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NY Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/13/arts/design/smithsonians-renwick-gallery-reopens-with-a-new-focus.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=wide-thumb&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top-stories-below&_r=1  
     
NPR.org
http://www.npr.org/2015/11/13/455751386/this-art-exhibit-makes-you-wonder-and
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The
Georgetowner
http://www.georgetowner.com/articles/2015/nov/18/wonder-renewed-renwick-gallery/  
     
De Zeen
Magazine
http://www.dezeen.com/2015/12/21/top-10-design-installations-2015-roundup/  
     
Slate
Design
Blog
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_eye/2015/12/30/jaw_dropping_nutty_and_
shocking_designs_that_took_the_world_by_surprise.html
 
     
Wisconsin
State
Journal
http://host.madison.com/wsj/entertainment/arts_and_theatre/visual/bugs-of-beauty-uw-prof-s-insect-art-makes-history/article_16bc5e5e-76e4-511b-96a3-c08b5e004a1d.html  
     
Washington
Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-renwick-is-suddenly-instagram-famous-but-what-about-the-art/2016/01/07/07fbc6fa-b314-11e5-a76a-0b5145e8679a_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_renwickphoto-245pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory  
     
Terrys Fabrics Blog
http://www.terrysfabrics.co.uk/blog/2015/08/10/designer-insights-jennifer-angus/  
     
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tracey-harnish/jennifer-angus_b_938450.html  
     
Fast Companys Co.Design
http://www.fastcodesign.com/1664074/meet-jennifer-angus-an-artist-whose-medium-is-insects-slideshow#1

 
     
LA Times
Article about "All Creatures Great and Small" installation at Craft and Folk art Museum Los Angeles
http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jun/19/entertainment/la-ca-crafts-20110619

 
     
Sudbury Star
Article about Diary of a Mad Scientist and Obsessive Insect Collector
http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2631287
 
     
NY Times
Review of Dead or Alive: Nature Becomes Art
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/science/04angier.html
 
     
ARTnews
http://www.artnews.com/2010/01/01/beetlemania/  
     
Madison Magazine
http://madisonmagazine-liberalarts.blogspot.com/2008/12/january-artists-buggin-out.html  
     
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/04/nyregion/new-jersey/04artsnj.html?scp=1&sq=Insecta%20Fantasia&st=cse  
     
Commercial Appeal
Memphis Online
http://www.commercialappeal.com/entertainment/an-exhibition-thats-sure-to-bug-you-ep-397632903-323978851.html  
 
Craft News
Published by the Ontario Craft Council, Review of A Terrible Beauty by Marsha Wineman, Summer 2006 top

 

 

 
NY Arts Magazine

May edition, online arts mag http://www.nyartsmagazine.com/?p=3535
Reprint of review of A Terrible Beauty that initially appeared in The Downtown Grapevine tabloid. Author Toko-pa Turner
 

 

 

 
Democrat and Chronicle

Newspaper based in Rochester, NY/ Arts Section, Sun. Apr. 23, 2006
"Beautiful Bugs: Intricate Designs with Insects Replace Yuck With Wow":
Half-page feature review of A Terrible Beauty, w. 2 large colour photos.
By Toronto freelancer Mary Kinnessey.
 

 

 

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Where Toronto
(May 2006) Sidebar mini-feature on A Terrible Beauty with picture, by intern Kirstyn Brown.  

 

 

 
Guelph-Humber Radix
Student newspaper. Short feature w. picture, A Terrible Beauty, by student reporter Isabella Topolian, Monday April 24, 2006.  

 

 

 
Toronto Star
What's On section, Thurs. April 20, A Terrible Beauty colour picture and extended caption promoting the Tom Mason/Sarah Quinton Curator's Tour.  

 

 

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Green Banana
Early April. Toronto-based art and pop culture mag featuring alternative culture. Article on A Terrible Beauty by freelancer Kenzie Broddy, who interviewed Sarah Quinton.  

 

 

 
Women's Post
April 21, "Crawling up the Walls," Review with picture of A Terrible Beauty by freelancer Marissa Iacobucci http://www.womenspost.ca/Crawling_up_the_walls.asp  

 

 

 
Now magazine
Thurs. Feb. 23, 2006. "Angus Gets Antsy: Insect Visuals Give Real Pleasure," Review of A Terrible Beauty by Fran Schechter inc. b& w. image  

 

 

 
Downtown Grapevine
Community newspaper, February 2006 "A Terrible Beauty," review of show by Toko-pa Turner, incl. 2 b & w images  

 

 

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Where Toronto
March 2006 Hot Tips, Galleries: "Bugged Out" mini-review by Linda Lluong, w. colour image, lead item  

 

 

 
Selvedge
(www.selvedge.org), Issue 10/April 2006, stylish British magazine.. about interior decorating, contemporary textile art: Review, "A Terrible Beauty", by Joe Lewis  

 

 

 
Art Papers
March/April 2006 Review of A Terrible Beauty, by Gil McIroy. Glossy, brainy, U.S. art magazine published in Athens, Georgia. February 2007, www.artpapers.org  

 

 

 
24 Hours
Review of A Terrible Beauty by Tanya Enberg. Published last week of March, first week of April.  

 

 

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Toronto.com
Posted Feb. 15, online feature on A Terrible Beauty by Siobhan Cole. "A Bug's Life, Toronto's Textile Museum puts on a display of creepy crawly proportions  

 

 

 
The Grapevine
February 2006 Inaugural issue has review of A Terrible Beauty by To-ko Pa Turner. This community newspaper focuses on the Grange area of downtown Toronto  

 

 

 
Now magazine
A Terrible Beauty is featured in a large ad to appear in Jan. 25 issue, placed by Live with Culture, City of Toronto  

 

 

 
Metro Weekend
Tabloid newspaper, extended weekend edition, Jan. 27 - 29, A Terrible Beauty featured in large 4/c ad, same as in NOW only colour, pp. 27  

 

 

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Globe & Mail
Toronto Section, Sat. Jan. 20, "This Week" Sidebar on front section, "Bug Art" recommendation to see A Terrible Beauty.  

 

 

 
Globe & Mail
Sat. Review Section, Dec. 17, 2005. "Rooms to Make you Bug-eyed," Lead review in Gallery Going column, by Gary Michael Dault, w. large b & w. picture  

 

 

 
Ottawa Citizen




Sat. Dec. 17, Style Weekly Travel & Leisure section. Feature article "Going Buggy, A Terrible Beauty at Textile Museum" by Susan Lightstone. Illustrated w. two large colour photos and close-cropped details of several insects. Plus a bug rondel from A Terrible Beauty appeared in the hilights banner on the front page of the Section. Excellent review of A Terrible Beauty plus strong recommendation of TMC as a travel destination over the holiday, plus sidebar with TMC hours, admission  

 

 

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Reuters

Newswire service (online at www.reuters.com) Julie Mollins' review "Canadian Artist Bug-eyed Over Insect Wallpaper," was posted week of Dec. 12 - 18, online and on newswire.
We are told that the story was picked up by a newspaper in India, a Scottish newspaper.
 

 

 

 
Toronto Sun
Ran the Reuters story and picture in Saturday edition approx. Jan. 7  

 

 

 

Camera Press
& World Entertainment News Network, UK

Picture/press agency that supplies images to 50 countries.) Claire Boughey, dpty-editor, based in London requested A Terrible Beauty images, especially of the wallpaper.


 

 

 

 
Design Edge
new Toronto magazine for graphic artists, Small feature on A Terrible Beauty, emphasizing connections to wallpaper  

 

 

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Toronto Star
(Saturday Dec. 17) Arts & Entertainment Section, Feature-length 2/3-page review "Where'd you Get those Creepers?" by art critic Peter Goddard, 4 colour images  

 

 

 
Slate
gallery guide, December/January 05-06 A Terrible Beauty was the cover image on this popular, free gallery guide circulated in galleries throughout the city over two months  

 

 

 
Eye Weekly
Mini-feature w. colour picture "Eye Candy" review of A Terrible Beauty by art critic David Balzer  

 

 

 
Your Source
3-page feature "Terrible Beauty," generously illustrated w. 6 colour images, written by freelancer Kate Regan  

 

 

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Where Toronto
Visitor magazine, December 2005 issue Dance of Pattern (sole image) in the Museums, Art and Antiques section  

 

 

 
The Look
Fall 2005. Upscale fashion magazine published in Toronto. "Crazy/Beautiful," 1-page Q & A with Jennifer Angus by staffer Laura DeCarufel. Incl. two large colour images  

 

 

   
NYARTS
magazine
Review of 'A Terrible Beauty' by Toko-pa Turner, May 17 2006.
 

 

 

 
Textile gallery
Information about Jennifer Angus and her latest installation "Carpet Beetles: Patterns from the Orient" at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.
http://cehs15.unl.edu/cms/index-arc.php?s=9&p=72&y=2004
 

 

 

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Grand Forks Herald
Review from the 'Grand Forks Herald' Dec 5 2003, of the 'Bugs and Such' show at the North Dakota Museum of Arts  

 

 

 
North Dakota Museum of Arts
Photographic Gallery tour for Bugs and Such at the North Dakota Museum of Arts

 

 

 

 
Wisconsin Academy Review
Interview from the Wisconsin Academy review with comment by entomologist Phillip Pellitteri
WARgalleria.pdf
 

 

 

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Wisconsin State Journal
Review from the Wisconsin State Journal October 23rd, 2003 for 'The Observation Room'
 

 

 

 
Gallery Stratford
Media release for installation 'RELIC' at Gallery Stratford

 

 

 

 
Gallery Stratford
Images from the opening reception for the installation 'RELIC' at Gallery Stratford
http://www.gallerystratford.on.ca/exhibitions/opening_jan5_2003.htm
 
   
Artichoke
Review of Eupholus Bennetti @ Tusk Gallery from Artichoke,Western Canada's visual arts magazine.
eupholus_bennetti.pdf
 

 

 
CCCA
Center for Canadian Contemporary art profile canadian art database
http://ccca.concordia.ca/artists/artist_info.html?languagePref=en&link_id=1422&artist=Jennifer+Angus
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