Documents in Canadian Art

© 1998

Documents in Canadian Art is the only book of its kind, a compilation of pivotal writings throwing light on the evolution of painting and sculpture in Canada over the past 180 years. For the benefit of the student as well as the general reader it brings together in convenient form many manifestos, key reviews, and seminal articles which are textual evidence of Canadian art's long development and rich history. Quebec folk art, the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, the Group of Seven, the Canadian Group of Painters, the revival of native and Inuit art, the Automatistes, Painters Eleven: these are some of the groups, schools, institutions and events covered.
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  • Page Count: 327 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.7in x 9.0in
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  • PUBLISHED JUN 1998

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Documents in Canadian Art is the only book of its kind, a compilation of pivotal writings throwing light on the evolution of painting and sculpture in Canada over the past 180 years.

Documents in Canadian Art

© 1998

Documents in Canadian Art is the only book of its kind, a compilation of pivotal writings throwing light on the evolution of painting and sculpture in Canada over the past 180 years. For the benefit of the student as well as the general reader it brings together in convenient form many manifestos, key reviews, and seminal articles which are textual evidence of Canadian art's long development and rich history. Quebec folk art, the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, the Group of Seven, the Canadian Group of Painters, the revival of native and Inuit art, the Automatistes, Painters Eleven: these are some of the groups, schools, institutions and events covered.
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Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 327 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.7in x 9.0in
  • Reviews

    Comprehensive; it includes materials that represent the concerns of the art historian, the critic, the lay observer, and the artist.
    Dennis Reid, Curator of Canadian Historical Art, Art Gallery of Ontario
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    Douglas Fetherling, D.Litt., is a poet, fiction writer, critic, and small-press publisher. He is the author or editor of 50 books, mostly in the fields of literature and culture. He has been the literary editor of two newspapers, the Toronto Star and the Kingston Whig-Standard, and writer-in-residence at Queen's University. He divides his time between Ontario and British Columbia and writes a column on books and ideas for the Ottawa Citizen.

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