Canadian Art & Design

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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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Kenneth Thomson the Collector and the Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Edited by Conal Shields
Paul Holberton Publishing

This survey of the art collection of the late Ken Thomson (1923–2006) showcases an unequalled collection of Canadian art, as well as numerous international masterpieces.

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Canadian Art

The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Paul Holberton Publishing

Together with important First Nations material, this book presents a survey of the ouevre and career of nine major Canadian artists of whom the Thomson Collection has fully representative holdings.

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National Visions, National Blindness

Canadian Art and Identities in the 1920s

UBC Press

An insightful analysis of how art was used to create an independent Canadian national identity, often at the expense of First Nations representation.

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Unsettling Encounters

First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr

UBC Press

Featuring almost 300 illustrations, including 90 colour plates, Unsettling Encounters reconstructs a neglected aspect of Carr’s art and is a fresh assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early 20th-century modernism.

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