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The Art of Yvonne McKague Housser

text by Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1995
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    Jan 1995
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Yvonne McKague Housser was an early heroine of the organized Canadian art world, as well as an art teacher. The works in this exhibition, from the Gallery's permanent collection, other art institutions, and private lenders, provide a retropective overview of Housser's work.

About the author

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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