Burnett, David and Marilyn Schiff.
Contemporary Canadian Art
Seller ID: 1301
Edmonton: Hurtig, 1983. First edition, signed by the authors and about fifty artists whose work appears here (300, index). Quarto (21.5 cm), in pictorial dust jacket, black cloth and gilt titles to spine; illustrated with more than eighty colour reproductions and many more in b&w. Signed by Burnett and Schiff and about fifty others-- for example, Christopher Pratt, Michael Snow, Joyce Wieland, Etrog, Dorothy Knowles, and Greg Curnoe. A survey of Canadian art from the period 1940- 1980, in the wake of the Group of Seven, but exclusive of native or aboriginal art which it was felt required an entire book unto itself. A mildly rubbed lower edge, otherwise this copy as new.
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