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Michael Forster

Order Out of Chaos: Sixty Years of a Canadian Artist

with Linda Jansma

foreword by Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1993
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    Jan 1993
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This exhibition of paintings by Michael Forster takes an in-depth, retrospective approach ... putting Forster into the Canadian art context which he deserves - that of modernism in this country. Forster was a war artist of World War II, his art, unlike that of any other war artist, combined realsim with abstraction. Forster has been an innovator in Canadian art history.Translated by R. Niglis, Oshawa Translation. French title: Michael Forster: Ordre en marge du chaos: Soixante ans dans la vie d'un artiste canadien.

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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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