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A Concise History of Canadian Painting - Dennis Reid

A Concise History of Canadian Painting

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2012
ISBN: 9780195444568
Number Of Pages: 448

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For 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, techniques, and subjects that would come to define Canadian art in the twentieth century, and its continuous evolution in form and style in the years beyond.Reid's masterful critical eye, eloquent voice, and unrivalled historical perspective create a wide-ranging account praised by critics and readers alike. The highly anticipated third edition, fully revised throughout, brings the work up to date with a new chapter on significant artists and movements since 1980. Redesigned in full-colour, with over 220 illustrations, this attractive new edition is an indispensible guide and compelling read.Informative, comprehensive, and beautifully illustrated, A Concise History of Canadian Painting is an essential addition to any art lover's library.

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"For this lavishly illustrated history, one could scarcely be in better hands than those of Dennis Reid ..."

--Globe and Mail "A Concise History of Canadian Painting, Third Edition, remains an invaluable resource for art-lovers, history buffs and Canadianists alike."

--National Gallery of Canada Magazine

List of Illustrations Abbreviations Preface to the Third Edition Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition 1: Painting in New France 1665-1760 2: Painting in British North America 1760-1860 3: French-Speaking Artists in Montreal 1785-1830 and Quebec 1820-1860 4: Paul Kane and Cornelius Krieghoff 1845-1865 5: English Immigrant Artists in Canada West 1850-1870 6: Landscape Painters in Montreal and Toronto 1860-1890 7: The 'French' Period in Canadian Art 1880-1915 8: Homer Watson and Ozias Leduc 1880-1930 9: The Canadian Art Club 1907-1915 10: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven 1913-1931 11: Emily Carr, LeMoine FitzGerald, and David Milne 1912-1950 12: The Canadian Group of Painters 1933-1945 13: John Lyman and the Contemporary Arts Society 1939-1948 14: Paul-Émile Borduas and Les Automatistes 1946-1960 15: Painters Eleven 1953-1960 16: A Continuing Tradition 1955-1965 17: The Death and Rebirth of Painting 1965-1980 18: Creative Diversity 1980-2000 Index

ISBN: 9780195444568
ISBN-10: 0195444566
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st November 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 21.3  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 1.71
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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