Canadian Paintings, Prints and Drawings

Canadian Paintings, Prints and Drawings

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An up-to-date survey of Canadian art

Canada has a rich and diverse heritage in the fine arts. This book celebrates the color, beauty and energy of some of our most talented artists, among them Emily Carr, Tom Thomson, Paul Kane, David Milne, Alex Colville, Norval Morrisseau and Jean-Paul Riopelle.

Canadian Paintings, Prints and Drawings presents a wide variety of dynamic styles and distinct subject matter. The stunning collection includes late 18th-century watercolor landscapes, art from the 19th-century merchant classes, and works by the Group of Seven, Les Automatistes , Painters Eleven, First Nations and Inuit artists, and contemporary artists on the cutting edge of creativity.

An introduction places these artists in context. The book's informative captions provide a short biography along with commentary on each work's style and subject matter.

Canadian Paintings, Prints and Drawings is an outstanding survey and reference on the work of over 150 of the country's most famous and interesting artists.

Among the more than 150 artists featured in Canadian Paintings, Prints and Drawings :

Kenojuak Ashevak Rebecca Belmore William Berczy David Blackwood Paul-Emile Borduas Jack Bush Emily Carr A.J. Casson Alex Colville Emily Coonan Maurice Cullen Ken Danby Paterson Ewen Lionel LeMoine Fitzgerald Clarence Gagnon Betty Goodwin Lawren Harris Prudence Heward Edwin Holgate A.Y. Jackson Alex Janvier Helen Kalvak Paul Kane Cornelius Krieghoff William Kurelek Attila Richard Lukacs J.E.H. Macdonald David Milne James Wilson Morrice Norval Morrisseau Daphne Odjig Jessie Oonark Paul Peel Jean-Paul Riopelle Jack Shadbolt Michael Snow Takao Tanabe Tom Thomson Harold Town Frederick H. Varley
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2007.
ISBN: 9781554072903
Characteristics: 366 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.


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