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The Isabel McLaughlin Gift

Part 2

with Joan Murray

Publisher
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 1990
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781926589206
    Publish Date
    Jan 1987
    List Price
    $15
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780921500025
    Publish Date
    Jan 1990
    List Price
    $15

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Description

This exhibition marks the occasion of Isabel McLaughlin's second large donation of art to the Gallery's permanent collection. The gift of one hundred and nineteen works of art represents the work of major artists including Arthur Lismer, Paraskeva Clark, and Tom Hodgson. There is also a fine selection of native art: Canadian and American southwest.

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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