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Tony Urquhart fonds : 2009 accrual.
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1957-2008, predominant 1994-2008 (Creation)
- Urquhart, Tony
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2.3 m of textual records and other material
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Name of creator
Anthony Morse ("Tony") Urquhart, was born at Niagara Falls, Ont., April 1934. "He studied art at the Albright Art School and U[niversity] of Buffalo. In 1961 he joined a group of London, Ont. artists, including Greg Curnoe and Jack Chambers, who advocated a regional approach to art. Drawing from his own experiences, Urquhart works in a style that makes explicit reference to the underlying complexities and paradoxes he sees in the local landscape. In his boxed landscape sculptures of the 1960's he achieved a surreal juxtaposition of savage and primordial relationships with the actual and familiar. The constructions become at once a personal interior space and a universal collective landscape." [By Kathleen Laverty from Canadian Encyclopedia, 1985.]
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Accrual consists of material relating to the artistic career of Tony Urquhart as well as his personal life. The materials in this accrual are arranged according to the series set out in the original finding aid, with some exceptions.
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Includes 344 photographs, 245 negatives, 7 contact sheets, 3 architectural drawings, 2 maps, 2 slides, 1 CD-ROM, 1 CD-R, and 1 DVD-R
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Donated in 2009.
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Arranged and described by Anita Streicher; June 2010.