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Louis de Niverville Retrospective

with Joan Murray

text by Gary Michael Dault

by (author) Louis de Niverville

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

    Publish Date
    Jan 1978
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A retrospective of forty-four works. Included in the exhibition are major early paintings by the artist. His work in the sixties is represented including painted collage pieces. In the seventies, he used an air-brush technique, providing a misty aura to his large works. A brief narrative on each work in the catalogue is provided by the artist.

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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Gary Michael Dault is a Toronto writer, artist and art critic. He has taught at a number of Canadian universities and written for many newspapers and magazines including the Toronto Star and Canadian Art magazine. He currently writes the ÒGallery Going' column for the Globe and Mail. He is also a regular contributor to a number of TV networks including CBC, CTV, Bravo!, Vision TV, and, most frequently, to TVO's Studio 2. His many books include collaborations with artists Tony Urquhart and Edward Burtynsky, and his poetry has previously been gathered in the books Flying Fish and other poems, and In Smoke.

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