A Concise History of Canadian Painting by Dennis ReidA Concise History of Canadian Painting by Dennis Reid

A Concise History of Canadian Painting

byDennis Reid

Paperback | July 23, 2014

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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 ofdistinctive 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 movementssince 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.
Dennis Reid is professor of Art History at the University of Toronto and former director of Collections and Research at the Art Gallery of Ontario. He is the author of Tom Thomson and Greg Curnoe: Life and Stuff. In 1998 he was made a member of the Order of Canada.
Title:A Concise History of Canadian PaintingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 10 × 8 × 1.24 inPublished:July 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of IllustrationsAbbreviationsPreface to the Third EditionPreface to the Second EditionPreface to the First Edition1. Painting in New France 1665-17602. Painting in British North America 1760-18603. French-Speaking Artists in Montreal 1785-1830 and Quebec 1820-18604. Paul Kane and Cornelius Krieghoff 1845-18655. English Immigrant Artists in Canada West 1850-18706. Landscape Painters in Montreal and Toronto 1860-18907. The 'French' Period in Canadian Art 1880-19158. Homer Watson and Ozias Leduc 1880-19309. The Canadian Art Club 1907-191510. Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven 1913-193111. Emily Carr, LeMoine FitzGerald, and David Milne 1912-195012. The Canadian Group of Painters 1933-194513. John Lyman and the Contemporary Arts Society 1939-194814. Paul-Emile Borduas and Les Automatistes 1946-196015. Painters Eleven 1953-196016. A Continuing Tradition 1955-196517. The Death and Rebirth of Painting 1965-198018. Creative Diversity 1980-2000Index