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ALEX JANVIERGreg Hill, Lee-Ann Martin and Chris DuekerNational Gallery of Canada, 2016200 pp 100 col. ill. 11 x 9 in softcover A canonical figure in Native American art history, Alex Janvier has maintained a 50-year artistic practice that fuses aboriginal traditions with modernist abstraction. Influenced by Kandinsky and Klee, his murals and works on paper, canvas and linen explore the...

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Essay by Ian ThomHardcover, 120 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2020 Generations of Canadian readers have cherished Maria Chapdelaine, a coming-of-age story set in the Quebec countryside. Vivid illustrations by Clarence Gagnon helped make this book a classic. Gagnon created fifty-four small paintings for the novel, which French author Louis Hermon wrote after a trip to Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean in 1912-13. To create...

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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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Author: Sarah Milroyhard cover, 180 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection & Goose Lane Publications. 2019From black cats to iconic snowscapes, Maud Lewis paints our waking dreams.One of Canada's most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis was famous in her lifetime for her brightly coloured and endearing paintings of rural Nova Scotia. Working from her tiny, road-side house in Marshalltown, she produced hundreds...

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One forty-eight page 8½ x 11 in. coloring book with nineteen images to color. Each illustration is reproduced in a small, color version of the original artwork and as a full-page line drawing.Published with the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.Tom Thomson (Canadian, 1877–1917), the sixth of ten children, grew up on a farm near Leith, Ontario (on the shore of Georgian...

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softcover - 128 pagesCanadian Museums Association, 2016Celebrate 150 years of Canada’s creative excellence with recipes created by top chefs from across the country inspired by paintings from great Canadian artists from our nation’s museums and galleries. Included are three McMichael Collection inspired recipes!All over the country great chefs from all facets of our industry joined in. We each chose a...

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Softcover, 96 pages19 x 17 cmScala Arts Publishers Inc. & McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2018Author - Ian A.C. DejardinThe McMichael Canadian art Collection has a unique mandate to celebrate the art of Canada, which it does within a great building in beautiful grounds overlooking the Humber River Valley. Originally a home completed in 1954 for entrepreneur Robert McMichael and his...

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softcover, 115 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2017Hot off the press! Steve Driscoll + Finn O'Hara: Size Matters catalogue in its 1rst edition, includes full colour images of theirs works plus + exhibition shots, studio shots, and a synopsis of some of the works. This book is the perfect take-away from the exhibition.

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Lawren Harris & His American ContemporariesRoald Nasgaard & Gwendolyn Owenshardcover, 204 pagesGoose Lane Editions & the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2017Lawren S. Harris is best known for his iconic landscape paintings that declare a sense of cool Canadian resilience. Yet, in the 1920s, an audacious and more colourful interior world began to emerge in his work, and by 1934, the...

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection Catalogue: One Hundred MasterworksAuthor - Joan MurraySoftcover - 205 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2006ISBN:9781424902866A treasury of two centuries of Canadian art relating the history of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and its founders, Robert and Signe McMichael.Illustrated are one hundred masterworks from the gallery's permanent collection of close to 6,000 artworks created by some of Canada's...

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Author: Dr. Sarah StannersEditor: Naomi Potterhardcover, cloth bound,92 pagesEsker Foundation, 2016Jack Bush: In Studio is a lovely accompaniment to the exhibition organized by the Esker Foundation in Calgary. Each painting in this cloth-bound catalogue is flanked by notes on the painting, exhibition history of the piece, and provenance. Photographed at the Esker Foundation, see the paintings hung together for the...

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Authors Sarah Milroy and Ian DejardinSoftcover, 204 pagesDulwich Picture Gallery, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Vancouver Art GalleryThis beautifully illustrated book documents the life and work of David Milne (1882-1953), one of Canada’s greatest modern painters whose vast body of work shows him to be an artist of true originality and vision.With more than 100 works in oil and watercolour, never...

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hardcover, 160 pagescolour images, beautiful mylar overlaysMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2017Author - Sarah Stanners, with essays by Anna Hudson and Daisy Charles Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson & Joyce Wieland sits at the intersection of exhibition catalogue and bookwork, serving as a site for documentation and intervention. Independently published by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, with the assistance of Ontario150...

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Sarah Milroy, Ian A.C. Dejardin and Michael Parke-Taylorhard cover, 256 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, Winnipeg Art Gallery & Figure 1 Publishing. 2019Accompanying a major exhibition of the work of Winnipeg artist Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald organized by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in partnership with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Into the Light: Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald offers the first comprehensive look at...

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Lawren Harris: An Introduction to his Life and ArtAuthor - Joan MurraySoftcover - 64 pages, 9 x 9 inchesFirefly Books, 2003ISBN:1-55297-764-1An introduction to one of Canada's favourite painters, Lawren Harris. Includes 54 full colour plates, and a detailed chronology. As one of the original members of the Group of Seven, Lawren Harris has made tracks in the art world painting...

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Author: Dr. Nancy Campbell Translation by Rhoda KayakjuakCo-published by McMichael Canadian Art Collection and Goose Lanehard cover, 170 pagesbilingual English and Inuktitut, printed in CanadaWhen Annie Pootoogook (1969-2016) won the Sobey Art Award in 2006, she cracked the glass ceiling for Inuit art, securing its place in contemporary Canadian art discourse and establishing herself as an artist of international importance....

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Authors - Jean Blodgett and Marie BouchardWinnipeg Art Gallery, 1986Softcover, 144 pages, 9" x 12"113 Illustrations, 12 in colourBack by popular demand! Jessie Oonark: A Retrospective is a 148-page art exhibition catalogue produced by the Winnipeg Art Gallery to support the travelling exhibition of Jessie Oonark's retrospective. Jessie Oonark (1906-1985) was prolific Inuk artist producing many prints and wall hangings...

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Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest CoastAuthor: Ian M. Thomhardcover - 186 pagesDouglas & McIntyre, 2009ISBN: 978-1-55365-414-8In a stunning resurgence over the past few decades, contemporary First Nations artists of the Northwest Coast have established themselves as among the most dynamic and important artists working in North America. Challenging Traditions honours this success by presenting the work...

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118 pages, softcoverAuthor: Laurie HamiltonFor many years, Maud Lewis was one of Nova Scotia's best-loved folk painters. In the 1990s she was embraced by the rest of the country when the landmark exhibition of her work The Illuminated Life of Maud Lewis travelled across Canada. By the time the tour was over, half a million people had become acquainted with...

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A Picasso in the North Country: The Wild Journey of Canadian Artist, Norval Morrisseauauthor - James R. Stevenshard cover - 240 pages - 7 x 10 inches190 colour imagesAhnisnabae Art Gallery, 2011ISBN - 9-780986548-21-5The brilliant and wild painting journey of Canadian artist, Norval Morrisseau is an epic in the international world of art. Norval painted at least 10 000 images...

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Author: Dr. Nancy CampbellHardcover, 200 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection & Goose Land Editions, 2019bilingual English and Inuktitut, printed in CanadaItee Pootoogook belonged to a new generation of Inuit artists who are transforming and reshaping the creative traditions that were successfully pioneered by their parents and grandparents in the second half of the 20th century.Itee Pootoogook (1951-2014) was part of a...

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116 pages, hardcover20 years after its first publication, the book that charmed them all is back in print in a hardcover gift edition.Maud Lewis has become one of Canada’s favourite folk artists, and her buoyant winter pictures of nature, pets, farm animals, and people at work and play are among her most charming. Her hands were twisted with arthritis, but...

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Tom ThomsonAuthors - David Silcox & Harold TownhardcoverRevised edition

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BY ROCH CARRIERILLUSTRATED BY SHELDON COHENTRANSLATED BY SHEILA FISCHMANIncludes a DVD of the film In the days of Roch's childhood, winters in the village of Ste. Justine were long. Life centered around school, church, and the hockey rink, and every boy's hero was Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Maurice Richard. Everyone wore Richard's number 9. They laced their skates like Richard....

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Northern Light: The Enduring Mystery of Tom Thomson and the Woman Who Loved Him.Author - Roy MacGregorsoftcover - 356 pagesRandom House Canada, 2011ISBN: 978-0-307-35740-3Roy MacGregor's lifelong fascination with Tom Thomson first led him to write Canoe Lake, a novel inspired by a distant relative's affair with one of Canada's greatest painters. Now, MacGregor breaks new ground, re-examining the mysteries of...

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softcover, 44 pages26 colour platesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2016Celebrate 50 years with this publication showing a visual dialogue between the art of the past and art in the present.

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Kim Dorlandhardcover - 192 pagesAuthors: Katerina Atanassova, Robert Enright, Jeffrey SpaldingFigure 1 Publishing, 2014 One of the McMichael Canadian Art Collections most vibrant exhibitions in 2013, "Kim Dorland" explores the mind and work of one of Canada's most intriguing contemporary artists. Named Globe and Mail "Artist of the Year" in 2013, Dorland has captured the public's imagination with his tour-de-force,...

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In the Footsteps of the Group of SevenAuthors: Jim & Sue Waddingtonsoftcover, 256 pagesGoose Lane Editions & the Art Gallery of Sudbury, 2013In July 1977, Jim and Sue Waddington set off on their own expedition to discover the places that inspired these artists. Determined to locate, document, and photograph the actual landscapes that inspired A.Y. Jackson, Franklin Carmichael, Arthur Lismer,...

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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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Eyes on QuebecTreasures from the Andrée Rhéume Fitzhenry & Robert Fitzhenry CollectionAuthors: Katerina Atanassova, Sharona Adamowicz-Clements, Chris FinnMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2014softcover, 75 pagesThis commemorative catalogue features masterpieces by renowned Quebec artists from a private collection, a promised gift to the McMichael that will augment the Collection's permanent holdings on Quebec art. The book includes an introductory essay about the...

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Mark LanctôtWith contributions from Vincent Bonin, Chantal Charbonneau, Ray Ellenwood and Noémie SolomonMusée d’art contemporain de Montréal288 pp 180 ill. (55 col.) 11 x 9 in softcoverOctober 2018At 95 years of age, Françoise Sullivan still works in her studio most every day. From her participation in the 1948 publication Refus Global - a radical statement by Quebec avant garde artists...

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Author - Louis HermonIntroduction and notes by Michael GnarowskiTranslated by W.H. Blake176 pages, paperback novel (no images)Maria Chapdelaine, the quintessential novel of the rugged life of early French-Canadian colonists, is based on the author's experiences as a hired hand in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean area. A young woman living with her family on the Quebec frontier, Maria endures the hardships of isolation...

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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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Hardcover, 120 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2018Author - Mark V. CampbellBefore there was Drake, there was The 6. The genesis and rise of Toronto's Hip Hop culture.Amongst the algorithmic pulsations that remap informational networks at the whim of any giant tech company, hip hop culture produces ways of knowing (and being in) the world that continually disrupt the status quo.Guided...

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Dianne Bos, the Sleeping Green: No Man's Land 100 Years Later = un No Man's Land Cent Ans AprèsHardcover, 144 pagesAuthor: Harry VandervlistPrinting Services University of Lethbridge, 2017Dianne Bos: The Sleeping Green - No Man's Land 100 Years Later / Un no man's land cent ans après is a publication catalogue based on a touring exhibition of 36 photographs taken...

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Author: Stephen Andrews and Kitty Scotthardcover, 184 pagesGoose Lane Editions, 2015The work of Stephen Andrews has long mediated the successive crises of the contemporary world, exploring conflict, social change, and identity. For more than a decade, Andrews confronted the AIDS epidemic personally and artistically. Later, his work registered the impact of the attacks of September 11, 2001, the subsequent "War...

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Casebound book with a special lay-flat binding and sturdy, flexible cover56 pages with 25 images to colour on high-quality paperSize: 5½ x 8½ in.Colouring pages are blank on the back so they can be cut out and displayed.Published with Dorset Fine ArtsThe formation of Kinngait Studios in the late 1950s laid the groundwork for a legendary printmaking tradition. About 1,200...

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Inuksuit: Silent Messengers of the ArcticAuthor - Norman HallendyDouglas & McIntyre, 2000Softcover, 127 pages10.5 x 9.5 inches52 PhotographsISBN: 1-55054-874-3The first comprehensive book about the Arctic’s ancient stone figures called inuksuit, as told by Inuit elders to author Norman Hallendy, together with his rare and wonderful photographs.The mysterious stone figures known as inuksuit can be found throughout the circumpolar world. Built...

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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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by Paul Covello, Leor BoshiHarper Collings Publishing Ltd, 2016softcover - 128 pagesFrom Green Gables in Prince Edward Island to the rugged coast of British Columbia to the majestic North, colour your way across Canada with scenes that capture our country from coast to coast to coast.

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Book & PrintsAuthor and Illustrator: Christi BelcourtTranslators: Laura Burnouf and Rita FlamandElder Validation: Rose RichardsonSoftcover, 80 pagesGabriel Dumont Institute, 2007Printed in CanadaBased on Métis artist Christi Belcourt’s painting “Medicines to Help Us,” this innovative and vibrant resource honours the centuries-old healing traditions of Métis women. For this stunning set of twenty-seven gallery-quality prints and accompanying companion booklet, Christi Belcourt fuses...

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By Joni Mitchell136 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019A gorgeous compendium of Joni Mitchell's handwritten lyrics and drawings, originally handcrafted as a gift for a select group of friends in 1971 and now available to the public for the first timeIn 1971, as her album Blue topped charts around the world, Joni Mitchell crafted one hundred copies of Morning Glory on...

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hardcover, 272 pages9x10 finished, three booklets adhered to a single case, essays, artwork plates and two flipbooks, printed in CanadaPublication to accompany Stephen Andrews:Aftermath, a major exhibition organized by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, November 10th 2018 to February 18th 2019.This unique publication accompanying the exhibition Stephen Andrews: Frames of War, sits at the intersection of exhibition catalogue and artist...

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Greg Hill, Gerald McMaster, Virginia Eichhorn, Alan Corbiere, Crystal Migwans and Ann BeamCarl Beam was a powerful voice in contemporary art in Canada. A key Anishnaabe artist, he drew upon all the cultural resources at the disposal of a contemporary artist. This catalogue, exhibition and tour of fifty magnificent and challenging works by Beam, is the first such opportunity to...

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Tim Pitsiulak: Drawings and Prints from Cape Dorsethardcover - 84 pages with more than 70 reproductions and photographs. Includes Index of ArtworksSize: 9 x 8 inchesOnly a handful of years into his career, Timmuuti “Tim” Pitsiulak spearheaded a new direction in Inuit art. The nephew of renowned artist Kenojuak Ashevak, Pitsiulak (1967–2016) reveled in the challenges of art and life...

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Discover Toronto's graffiti, murals & public art.by Nathalie Prézeau (Author, Photographer),? Johanne Pepin (Illustrator)softcover, 192 pagesWord-of-Mouth-Production, 2017Toronto Street Art Strolls is a glossy 192-page guide by local author Nathalie Prézeau, the result of a full year of searching and finding the best street art throughout Toronto. It reveals the exact location of the most impressive gems in 43 neighborhoods, with...

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softcover - 128 pagesCanadian Museums Association, 2016Celebrate 150 years of Canada’s creative excellence with recipes created by top chefs from across the country inspired by paintings from great Canadian artists from our nation’s museums and galleries. Included are three McMichael Collection inspired recipes!All over the country great chefs from all facets of our industry joined in. We each chose a...

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Author - David P. SilcoxSoftcover, 64 pages 9 x 9"Firefly Books, 2002ISBN: 1-55297-682-3An illustrated introduction to Thomson's work and life. Tom Thomson stands as the most important artist in Canadian history. A forerunner of the Group of Seven, Thomson's compelling works ignited a powerful national art movement that shaped the way Canadians view their land. This illustrated introduction to his...