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A Concise History of Canadian PaintingAuthor: Dennis ReidOxford University Press, 2012528 pagesFor more than 30 years, Dennis Reid's A Concise History of Canadian Painting has been the definitive volume on the art of a nation. This narrative history begins in the late seventeenth century with the European-influenced masters of New France. From there, Reid traces the development of distinctive movements,...

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A Treasury of Tom ThomsonDouglas & McIntyre, October 2011ISBN 978-1-55365-886-3paperback - 8 1/2 x 8 inches - 160 pages62 colour illustrationsTom Thomson´s most influential paintings as chosen by his friends and collectors, illustrating a moving, untold story in Canadian art.In spring 1918, Lawren Harris and J.E.H. MacDonald, two members of the soon–to–be–formed Group of Seven, met in the Studio Building...

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Authors - by Ian Sigvaldason & Scott SteedmanReadLeaf, 2015hardcover, 240 pagesArt for War and Peace: How a Great Public Art Project Helped Canada Discover Itself is the amazing story of the largest public art project in Canadian history: the Sampson-Matthews print program. The program began as wartime propaganda during WWII and lasted into the 1960s. It cost tens of millions...

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Clarence Gagnon: An Introduction to His Life and ArtAuthor - Anne NewlandsSoftcover - 64 pagesFirefly Books Ltd, 2005ISBN:1554070821Clarence Gagnon is best known for his illustrations for Louis Hémon's novel, Maria Chadelaine. His quaint Quebec landscapes and simple town life snap-shots were a signature of his passion for the outdoors.

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David Milne: An Introduction to His Life and ArtAuthor - David P. Silcoxsoftcover | 64 pagesFirefly Books Ltd, 2005ISBN - 978-1552-977552David Milne (1882 - 1953) was according to America's foremost art critic, Clement Greenberg, among the three greatest artists of their generation in North America. Milne's highly original paintings from his early career in New York City earned him critical...

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Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven Author: Ross Kinghardcover | 6" x 9" | 504 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, Douglas & McIntyre, 2010ISBN 978-1-55365-362-243 colour illustrations, 50 black & white illustrationsA Governor General´s Award–winning author recounts the turbulent years during which a group of young Canadian painters went from obscurity to international renown.Beginning in 1912, Defiant...

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Ed Bartram: Rockscapes of Georgian Baysoft cover, 132 pagesFitzhenry & Whiteside, 2014The Thirty Thousand Island Archipelago, stretching along the eastern shore of Georgian Bay, has been the inspiration for Ed Bartram's work as a painter, printmaker, and photographer for over fifty years.Glaciers have scraped away the earthen mantle along its island-studded coast, revealing ancient Precambrian rockscapes. These rock formations, older...

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50 Guitars & 50 Stories from Inlay Artist William "Grit" LaskinHardcover, Grand Complications is the story behind the story of fifty of these original designs from 2003 to the present. It is a look inside guitarmaker William "Grit" Laskin’s creative process, how he teases out a client’s interests and intentions, how he develops and refines his ideas, and how he...

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Author: A.K. Prakashhard cover, 802 pages Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt, 2015A very impressive and beautiful comprehensive study of Canadian impressionism. Masterfully designed and written, this reprinted book is a must for art collectors and art admirers! Written by A.K. Prakash an expert in Canadian art, he has done it again with this exquisite collection of artwork from the masters of Canadian impressionism....