Walter Tandy Murch: The Spirit of Things, 2009, Catalogue, Fine w/Near Fine DJ

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Walter Tandy Murch: The Spirit of Things
Ihor Holubizky, Bill Jeffries, the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, et al.
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
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Notes: A Fine book in a Good dust jacket, 8vo, 10 1/4" x 7 1/2." Bilingual text in English and French. Off-white paper wrappers in a dual-layer pictorial paper dust jacket. Dust jacket features a black, white, and gray top layer and color underlayer that folds out into a poster. In a tragic shelving accident, the jacket sustained a 4" tear. Could be repaired if unfolded and hung. White lettering on black and gray dust jacket spine. Covers have microscopic bumping to tips, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket pristine and intact except for a few wrinkles, two closed tears along front outer joint measuring 1/4" and 1 3/4," and one closed tear on fore-edge of front cover measuring 3/4." Pages have microscopic bumping at tips, else pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations of the artist's work in black-and-white and color. 97 pp., including illustrations. Beautiful catalog with eye-catching dust jacket design. Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the artist's work at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Curated by Ihor Holubizky and Bill Jeffries. Walter Tandy Murch (1907-1967) was a Canadian-American artist who is best-known for his still-life paintings of eclectic objects that are depicted as if through frosted glass. Murch's artwork is unique and defies formal labels but has been associated with Surrealism, Realism, Magic Realism, and Romantic Realism. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.