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Rebels & Iconoclasts: Disruptors of Canadian Art

Art Canada Institute
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This talk will feature four Art Canada Institute authors, each discussing the artists they have written about and how these groundbreaking figures defied convention, decolonized histories, and redefined Canadian art.

Georgiana Uhlyarik on the under-recognized pioneer of modern art Kathleen Munn

Andrew Kear on the controversial and introspective Prairie painter William Kurelek

John G. Hatch on the innovative landscape painter Paterson Ewen

Shirley Madill on the influential contemporary Saulteaux artist Robert Houle


The Art Canada Institute gratefully acknowledges the sponsors of the 2017–2018 Canadian Online Art Book Project: Aimia, Alexandra Bennett in memory of Jalynn Bennett, Consignor Canadian Fine Art, Kiki and Ian Delaney, Richard and Donna Ivey, the six children of Betty-Ann McNicoll-Elliott and R. Fraser Elliott, The Sabourin Family Foundation, Sandra L. Simpson, and TD Bank.