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THE URBAN PRAIRIE. Dan Ring et al. Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, 1993. Published in association with Fifth House Publishers, Saskatoon. Distributed by University of Toronto Press. 160 pp. with 116 ills. (60 col.). 27 x 25 cm. ISBN 1895618282 In English.
Exploring the development of cities and towns in the Canadian West as reflected in the work of artists and architects active in the region from the 1880s through the 1950s, this catalogue presents good reproductions of more than 100 paintings, drawings, prints, documentary photographs, architectural renderings, posters and other works by Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald, Walter J. Phillips, William Notman, Fritz Brandtner, Goodridge Roberts and many other figures. Three essays review the major artistic currents in the urban centers of western Canada during the period, examine literary representations of city life in the area, and briefly discuss Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina and Saskatoon as cultural counterparts to ancient and Renaissance city-states.
Indexing: Western — Canada — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 02,03,23
Worldwide Number: 024665
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