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Reconstructing Nature

Recent Work by Maralynn Cherry and Marilyn McAvoy

with Linda Jansma

foreword by Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1998
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    Jan 1998
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Both artists examine nature through its cultural influences. McAvoy's paintings recall historic still lifes. The installations by Cherry compare the pools of patterns which evolve in nature with similar patterns formed withing the human body.

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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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