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John MacGregor

Painter as Time Traveller

with Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1993
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    Jan 1993
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Canadian artist John MacGregor explores painting, collage and sculpture in this thematic exhibition. In painting his series, he is something of a "time traveller," recording his subjects through different moods, weathers, atmospheres, and dimensions.Translation of Joan Murray's essay to French by Paul Mostovac: Fantasy, Whimsy, and the Art of John MacGregor=Imagination, fantaisie et l'art de John MacGregor.

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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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