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Garfield Ferguson

Painting to the Beat

with Joan Murray

Publisher
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1991
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780921500063
    Publish Date
    Jan 1991
    List Price
    $5

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Description

What Ferguson is attempting, like his Abstract Expressionist elders, is to find his own signatory motif while developing abstract images and shapes. His work gives an impression of flight and speaks with a sprightly eloquence.

About the author

Joan Murray, an independent curator and art historian, is considered one of the most accessible of Canadian art writers and has studied and exhibited Tom Thomson for four decades. Since the late 1960s, she has been a curator of several institutions, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, and director of the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa (1974-99) and the McMichael Canadian Art Gallery in Kleinburg (2005-6). Murray was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1992 and has been honoured with the Senior Award from the Association of Cultural Executives, the Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and the Order of Ontario. She lives in Toronto, Ontario

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