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Into the Light free pdf "Into the Light" is a major retrospective of the work of William Blair Bruce (18591906), Canada's first Impressionist artist. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Bruce spent his early career in France, where he became one of the group of international artists who studied alongside Claude Monet at Giverny, later moving to Sweden, where he built his home and studio.With remarkable paintings, some on loan from the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, seven scholarly essays, and a wealth of archival material including photographs and letters, this is a significant survey of this influential artist and his life."

About Tobi Bruce

Tobi Bruce is Senior Curator of Canadian Historical Art at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. With over twenty years experience working with public collections, Tobi has curated over fifty exhibitions, researched regional and Canadian women artists and written for exhibition catalogues. She has lectured extensively on collection building and curatorship, general art history, and women artists, and has participated as a panelist at conferences nationally and internationally. Her most recent undertakings are "The French Connection: Canadian Painters at the Paris Salons" (2011) and "William Kurelek: The Messenger" (2011-2012), a collaboration with the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria which was named in the top three exhibitions of 2012 by editors at Canadian Art magazine. A graduate of Queen s (BAH Art History) and Carleton (MA in Canadian Art) universities, Tobi also served two terms as a Director with the Ontario Association of Art Galleries.Michelle Facos teaches art history at Indiana University, Bloomington and was the first North American to write a doctoral dissertation on Swedish painting- her book, "Nationalism and the Nordic Imagination: Swedish Art of the 1890s" (California, 1998) brought Swedish national romantic painting to English-reading audiences for the first time. She has reinserted Scandinavian art into its broader European context in her more recent books: "Symbolist Art in Context" (California, 2009) and "An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Art" (Routledge, 2011). An internationally-recognized expert on Scandinavian art, Professor Facos has lectured and consulted widely and taught the subject at universities in Germany and Sweden. In May 2014 she will offer a course on Scandinavian art at Poland s Warsaw University and in 2015 at The American Academy in Rome.Ross Fox, a native of northwestern Quebec, is a decorative arts and material culture specialist who retired from the Royal Ontario Museum where for ten years he was the curator responsible for Early Canadian Decorative Arts. He is presently a Research Associate at the ROM. His was a multi-faceted career as a museum curator and teacher, both in Canada and the United States, starting out in the Department of Ancient Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and subsequently in Early Canadian Art at the National Gallery of Canada, Historical Canadian and European Art at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, European Art at the Mead Art Museum Amherst College, and Director of the Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State University. He also taught Art History at Springfield College and Westfield State University, and remains an Affiliated Faculty Member in the Department of Fine Art, University of Toronto, where he teaches a course in furniture history. Fox has a Ph.D. in Art History

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Author : Tobi Bruce
Publisher : D Giles Ltd
Data Published : 01 September 2014
ISBN : 1907804528
EAN : 9781907804526
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 255 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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