A Dictionary of Canadian Artists™
A resource of biographies by Colin S. MacDonald

"The ultimate guide to Canadian Art"
(MacLeans Magazine)

This series of books contains over 5000 biographies of living and dead Canadian visual artists and sculptors, with references for further information on each artist. It comes in 8 volumes totaling over 3000 pages. Writing these biographies became the life work of Colin S. MacDonald who began in 1961. In July 2003, he was featured in Maclean's Magazine and is listed in both the Canadian and North American Who's Who. He passed away July 14, 2012, at 87 years old and copyright now belongs to the Natonal Gallery of Canada.

His remaining inventory of books is available here, no reprints. See information matrix below for remaining stock, $20 per book, discounts for bulk purchases.

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Colin MacDonald Dictionary of Canadian Artists in McClean's magazine

A text version of this MacLean's article is here

Information Matrix

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Volume
Names Covered Version
Number of Biographies
Number of Pages

Price

#of copies
in
Stock
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Dictionary of Canadian Artists
V.1
A-F
Major Expansion
1097
820
$20
85
Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol 2
V.2
G - Jackson
Minor Revisions
377
324
$20
33
Dictionary of Canadian Artists vol 3
V.3
Jacobi - Lismer
Revised and Expanded
376
392
$20
78
Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol 4
V.4
Little - Myles
Minor Revsions
487
494
$20
58
Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol 5
V.5
Nadeau - Perrigard
Original Text
400
266
$20
47
Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol 6
V.6
Parrin - Rakine
Original Text
448
324
$20
105
Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol 7
V.7
Rakos - Sadowski
Original Text
763
506
$20
5
Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol 7
V.8
Safbie, Sylvia - Smith, Jori
Original Text
878
668
$20
671
 
Total
     
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$160