Tom Forrestall; Paintings, Drawings, Writings - Tom Smart
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This retrospective of famed Canadian painter Tom Forrestall traces the story of the development of his art from the time he entered Mount Allison University in the late 1950s up to the present.
Explore the development of the artist’s characteristic magic realist style and the genesis of his shaped paintings; the use of the egg tempera technique, its origins, limitations, and unique properties; the choice of subject matter and its relationship to defining a poetry of place; the artist’s spirituality as expressed directly and symbolically in the imagery; and the relationship of sketchbooks and personal written reflections to the paintings.
This is the first book to introduce the breadth and depth of Forrestall’s long artistic career to a wide readership and adds a significant chapter to our understanding of Canadian art in the twentieth century.
- 152 pages
- Publisher: Key Porter Books (2008)
- ISBN-10: 1554700051
- ISBN-13: 978-1554700059
- Product Dimensions: 28.5 x 29.4 x 2 cm