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Gordon Rayner Retrospective

with Joan Murray

text by Theodore Allen Heinrich & Gordon Rayner

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1978
  • Paperback / softback

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    Jan 1978
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Rayner experiments with the canvas' shape and with various collage elements; he has moved away from landscape to other art forms. He was one of Canada's first masters of the acrylic medium. An exhibition of thirty-six works.

About the authors

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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