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Alex Colville - Realist Painter

Alex Colville - Realist Painter

| 18 min

Alex Colville is recognized as one of Canada's most important artists. His realist works hang in major collections across the country and abroad. This production looks at his early years in Amherst, at university and his experiences as a war artist during the Second World War. Many of his paintings are shown and Colville talks about his work and the role of the artist in society. This filmstrip shows, as well, the influences on Colville's paintings.

  • producer
    Joe MacDonald
  • executive producer
    Floyd Elliott


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