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James Mathias

Below the Blue Horizon, Images of Our Underwater World

with Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1994
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1994
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The subjects of this underwater photographer range from the microscopic to the macro; from small creatures that dwell amongst the branches of corals or the tentacles of an anemone to the larger fish and sea mammals that cruise the ocean's depths. Artist statement by James Mathias.

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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