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The Four Seasons

with Joan Murray

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1998
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    Jan 1998
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Works from The Robert McLaughlin collection, along with the loan of a panel by Tom Thomson, have been seleced for this exhibition. Art's recreation of the seasons arises from an accord between our sense of light, climate, and our recognition in the abstract of values, change and evolution. Works included are those of Jack Bush, Harold Town, and William Blair Bruce among a number of other artists.

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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