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Bringing art to life [electronic resource] : a biography of Alan Jarvis / Andrew Horrall.

Author/Creator:
Horrall, Andrew.
Publication:
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 457 p. : col. ill., ports.
Series:
McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation studies in art history ; #2.
McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation studies in art history ; no. 2
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Subjects:
Art museum directors -- Canada -- Biography.
National Gallery of Canada -- History.
Jarvis, Alan, 1915-1972.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
1. "A Walking Work of Art": Introduction
2. "A Curiously Mixed Background": Family and Childhood, 1915-1934
3. "Douglas Duncan Invented Me": Undergraduate, 1934-1938
4. "I May Come Home with an Accent - God Forbid": Europe, Oxford, and Darrington, 1938-1939
5. "The Dead Days": Toronto and New York City, 1939-1941
6. "Up to My Ears in the Business World": England, 1942-1945
7. "To Build a New Kind of Society": The Council of Industrial Design, 1945-1947
8. "A Break in a Million": Pilgrim Pictures, 1948-1950
9. "I Certainly Hope 1950 Will Be Different": Oxford House, 1950-1955
10. "A Museum without Walls": The National Gallery of Canada, 1955-1956
11. "A Chamber of Horrors": The National Gallery of Canada, 1957-1959
12. "Canada's Most Outspoken and Witty Man About the Arts": Toronto, 1960-1968
13. "We Have Lost Our Sheep Dog": The Last Years, 1968-1972.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-86630-3
9786612866302
0-7735-7583-9
OCLC:
923235211