"Evan Macdonald: A Painter s Life" is a richly illustrated chronicle of Macdonald s life and work from the perspective of the artist s daughter, Flora Macdonald Spencer, whose insightful essay creates a lasting image of a great Canadian artist. The book offers a unique perspective on the history of Guelph as well as commentary on one of the city s founding families, their Scottish ancestry, and the establishment and evolution of twentieth-century social and cultural ideals.
Co-published with the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre "
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|Publisher:||Wilfrid Laurier University Press|
|Product dimensions:||7.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Raised in Guelph, Ontario, Flora Macdonald Spencer taught art for thirteen years at Hillfield-Strathallan College (Hamilton). Now retired, she works in pastel and teaches drawing.
Editor Judith Nasby is the director of the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, where she oversees one of the most comprehensive sculpture parks in Canada and a permanent art collection of over 4,000 works. She is also an adjunct professor in the School of Fine Art and Music at the University of Guelph.