Origins of Abstraction in Ontario : The Abstracts at Home Show, 1953

Murray, Joan. Origins of Abstraction in Ontario : The Abstracts at Home Show, 1953. Oshawa, Ont.: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1992.

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Abstract (English)

Murray examines the significance of an exhibition of seven painters (the forming members of Painters Eleven) at Simpsons' in Toronto (1953) on the birth of abstraction in Ontario. The author traces the artists' influences and the role played by commercial art in the movement's exposure, and ultimate acceptance. 13 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Murray, Joan (Curator); Murray, Joan (Author)
Dossier: 351 - ROBERT McLAUGHLIN GALLERY (Oshawa)
Collation: 19 p. : 13 ill. (3 col.) ; 23 x 25 cm
ISBN: 0921500203
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Oshawa, Ont.: The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Artists: Bush, Jack; Cahen, Oscar; Hodgson, Tom; Alexandra, Luke; Mead, Ray; Nakamura, Kazuo; Ronald, William
Critics / Curators / Historians: Murray, Joan
Art Organizations: Exhibition Centres > Canada > Ontario > Robert Mclaughlin Gallery (Oshawa)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 3 Sept. - 14 Oct. 1992, Robert McLaughlin Gallery (Oshawa).
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Date Deposited: 15 Feb 1994
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:41
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