The crisis of abstraction in Canada : the 1950s /
Denise Leclerc ; with a technical essay by Marion H. Barclay.
Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada, 1992.
237 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
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Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada, 1992.
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Exhibition catalogue.
Issued also in French under title: La crise de l'abstraction au Canada.
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Includes bibliographical references: p. 230-237.
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Table of Contents
Forewordp. 7
Prefacep. 9
Acknowledgementsp. 11
Note to the Readerp. 15
Colour Platesp. 17
The Crisis of Abstraction in Canada: The 1950sp. 33
Introductionp. 35
Montrealp. 47
Torontop. 57
Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, and Vancouverp. 66
Conclusionp. 77
Cataloguep. 81
Materials Used in Certain Canadian Abstract Paintings of the 1950sp. 205
Introductionp. 207
Technical Analysis of Selected Materialsp. 213
Use of Selected Materials by Specific Artistsp. 221
Chronologyp. 224
Glossaryp. 226
Appendix A: Techniques of Canadian Painters before and after 1958p. 228
Appendix B: Some Manufacturers and Suppliers of Acrylic Paintsp. 229
Bibliography: Materials and Techniquesp. 230
Selected Bibliographyp. 233
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