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The crisis of abstraction in Canada : the 1950s

Author: Denise Leclerc; Marion Barclay; National Gallery of Canada.
Publisher: Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leclerc, Denise.
Crisis of abstraction in Canada.
Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada, 1992
(OCoLC)623798556
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Leclerc; Marion Barclay; National Gallery of Canada.
ISBN: 088884624X 9780888846242
OCLC Number: 30669600
Notes: Issued also in French under title: La crise de l'abstraction au Canada.
Catalog of a traveling exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada and first held in the Musée du Québec, Quebec City, 18 Nov. 1992-31 Jan. 1993.
Description: 237 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Colour Plates --
Crisis of Abstraction in Canada: The 1950s / Denise Leclerc --
I. Introduction --
II. Montreal --
III. Toronto --
IV. Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, and Vancouver. V. Conclusion --
Materials Used in Certain Canadian Abstract Paintings of the 1950s / Marion H. Barclay --
I. Introduction --
II. Technical Analysis of Selected Materials --
III. Use of Selected Materials by Specific Artists. Appendix A: Techniques of Canadian Painters before and after 1958 --
Appendix B: Some Manufacturers and Suppliers of Acrylic Paints --
Bibliography: Materials and Techniques.
Responsibility: Denise Leclerc ; with a technical essay by Marion H. Barclay.

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