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Tony Urquhart fonds : 2015 accrual.
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- Urquhart, Tony
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8 cm of textual records. - 813 slides : col. ; 6 x 6 cm
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Anthony Morse ("Tony") Urquhart, was born at Niagara Falls, Ont., on April 9, 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.]
Tony Urquhart passed away on January 26, 2022.
Scope and content
Accrual consists of materials created and accumulated by Tony Urquhart relating to his professional life. Includes primarily slides of images of graveyards taken largely in France. Also includes material relating to the exhibit "Vimy and After: Drawings by Walter Seymour Allward" curated by Tony Urquhart.
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Donated in 2015 by Tony Urquhart.
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Arranged in two series as follows:
15\: Exhibits : Curated by Urquhart.
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