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Mary Pratt

The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

edited by Caroline Stone; Mireille Eagan; Sarah Fillmore, contributions by Sarah Milroy; Catharine Mastin & Ray Cronin

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published: May 2013
ISBN:9781771000666
publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
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A retrospective of the life and career of the renowned Canadian painter Mary Pratt.

Beginning in the mid-1960s, Mary Pratt became fascinated by light on the surfaces of everyday objects in her home. She began to create oil paintings that became known as "kitchen still-lifes" and earned her national renown. In this book celebrating Pratt and her work, which accompanies a travelling exhibition, seventy-five of the artist's unmistakable works are represented, including the iconic Supper Table, Eviscerated Chickens, and Jelly Shelf. A comprehensive chronology of the artist's life and five critical essays place Pratt's work in context within both her own life and the greater world of art.

 

About the Authors
Caroline Stone is curator of collections at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John's, joining the gallery when it was established in 2003. For twenty years, she worked in art exhibition and education roles for its predecessor, Memorial University of Newfoundland Art Gallery/Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Mireille Eagan is curator of Canadian art at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John's, a position she has held since January 2010. Prior to this, she was curator at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Eagan has lectured nationally on Canadian art and has published several catalogues and essays on Canadian artists. She has a special interest in promoting the activities of artists based in the Atlantic provinces.
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Sarah Milroy is the former editor and publisher of Canadian Art magazine (1991 to 1996) and the former chief art critic for The Globe and Mail (2001 to 2010). She is based in Toronto.
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Catharine Mastin is director of the Art Gallery of Windsor and adjunct associate professor at the University of Windsor. She has held doctoral fellowships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the University of Alberta.
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Ray Cronin is a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (BFA) and the University of Windsor (MFA). Cronin is director and CEO of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, where he has held various posts since 2001, including curator of contemporary art and founding curator of the Sobey Art Award. The author of several catalogue essays and numerous articles for Canadian and American art magazines, in 2000 he received the Christina Sabat Award for Critical Review in the Arts. His recent and upcoming curatorial projects include survey exhibitions of the work of Thierry Delva, Nancy Edell, Chris Hanson and Hendrika Sonnenberg, as well as the nationally touring exhibitions Graeme Patterson: Woodrow and Arena: The Art of Hockey.
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Sarah Fillmore is the chief curator at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and curator of the annual Sobey Art Award.
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