Walter Tandy Murch: The Spirit of Things

Walter Tandy Murch The Spirit of Things Defying categorization the paintings of Walter Tandy Murch have been variously described as Realist Magic Realist and Surrealist This publication revisits an artist who ignored mid Twentie

  • Title: Walter Tandy Murch: The Spirit of Things
  • Author: Ihor Holubizky Bill Jeffries
  • ISBN: 9781926589008
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Paperback
  • Defying categorization, the paintings of Walter Tandy Murch 1907 1967 have been variously described as Realist, Magic Realist and Surrealist This publication revisits an artist who ignored mid Twentieth century artistic currents and has been somewhat neglected as a result Born and trained in Toronto, Murch moved to New York where he studied at the Art Students League,Defying categorization, the paintings of Walter Tandy Murch 1907 1967 have been variously described as Realist, Magic Realist and Surrealist This publication revisits an artist who ignored mid Twentieth century artistic currents and has been somewhat neglected as a result Born and trained in Toronto, Murch moved to New York where he studied at the Art Students League, went on to exhibit at the Whitney Museum and establish a long association with the Betty Parsons Gallery He excelled in book and magazine illustration, and maintained a lifelong commitment to a unique depiction of everyday objects and mechanical devices Two thoroughly researched essays lay out the scope of Murch s diverse and original career The publication s dustjacket opens into a large illustration.

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