Alex Colville: Return, Alex Colville

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Alex Colville: Return, Alex Colville, Tom Smart. Published by Douglas & McIntyre Limited, Vancouver/Toronto/Berkeley; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 2004. Oblong 8vo up to 9½” tall., 144 pp., illustrated with 41 full color paintings, 31 black and white paintings and 24 sketches; selected chronology, bibliography and reference notes. Grey cloth boards with silver spine titles, purple endpapers. Light toning to page edges and otherwise volume is in fine, unmarked condition; unclipped jacket has very light scuffing and is otherwise in fine condition.

Alex Colville: Return, was published to complement a major exhibition of Colville’s work held in major cities 2003-2005. Canadian artist Alex Colville (1920–2013) is known for his enigmatic, mysterious paintings of everyday life rendered in meticulous detail. His work is found in several permanent collections including the National Gallery of Canada, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, Museé National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.