Art and Architecture in Canada: A Bibliography and Guide to by Loren Lerner, Mary F. Williamson

By Loren Lerner, Mary F. Williamson

Over the years, an enormous physique of literature has built dedicated to Canadian artwork and structure. earlier that physique of labor has now not been without problems available to the researcher or student. This bibliography and reference consultant identifies and summarizes hundreds of thousands of books, article, exhibition catalogues, govt courses, and theses released in lots of nations and in different languages from the early 19th century to 1981. The paintings encompasses, from the 16th century onward, artists who've come to Canada as immigrants or viewers, local born Canadian artists, and Canadian artists who've lived and labored abroad.

The 9555 entries in quantity I disguise portray, sculpture, pics arts, images, ornamental arts and wonderful crafts, structure, Indian and Inuit arts, and similar components similar to artwork schooling, arts coverage, and gathering. The entries are awarded chronologically below a chain of issues and geographical designations. The paintings is bilingual; every one bibliographic quotation is through a descriptive annotation within the language of the unique publication.

Volume II provides English and French topic indexes and an writer index, which supply distinct entry to info on hundreds of thousands of artists, creditors, artwork historians, curators, and artwork writers, and to details on artwork institutions, museums, and inventive job throughout Canada.

These volumes fill a long-standing want for a entire reference paintings for Canadian paintings and structure. The annotations and the index are in themselves a veritable encyclopedia of artwork and structure in Canada.

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Laurier Lacroix earned our particular gratitude; he sustained the project with his enthusiasm for its potential value to the study of Canadian art history and his readiness to be of scholarly assistance. Others who deserve our particular gratitude include Jacqueline Beaudoin-Ross, Andrew Birrell, Jean-Franqois Blanchette, Christina Cameron, Nicole Cloutier, Melva Dwyer, Karen McKenzie, Sandra Paikowsky, Ruth Phillips, George Swinton, Luce Vermette, and Kathy Zimon. " A number of people across Canada generously shared their expertise, and this is reflected in every aspect of the publication.

There are occasionally series of annual or numbered exhibition catalogues, for example the catalogues of an artists' society, such as the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. In Art and Architecture in Canada these are dealt with as a series or group of catalogues, issued in connection with exhibitions sponsored by the society. The citation includes a statement about the first and last year of publication, and notes changes in the name of the society and in the title of the exhibition: xlii Guide to Using Volume 1 1192 Nova Scotia Society of Artists.

Par exemple, si on veut savoir quels immeubles des banques du Canada ont ete conqus par 1'entreprise new-yorkaise Carriere & Hastings, on peut obtenir 1'information sous le nom « Carriere & Hastings, entreprise d'architecture amer », sous le nom des villes ou les banques sont situees et sous la rubrique « banques ». Non seulement 1'index des sujets traites renseigne-t-il le lecteur sur des artistes connus, mais il lui donne aussi acces aux noms d'artistes relies a des groupes, des metiers d'art, des ecoles des beaux-arts et des collections d'art particuliers et a tout un eventail d'autres sujets designes par des rubriques.

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