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Alex Colville

[Canadian Magic Realist Painter, born in 1920]

• Also known as:  David Alexander Colville
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    Alex Colville Works Online    
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Original works by Alex Colville available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Give Us the Ships, We'll Finish the Subs!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Numerous paintings and sketches

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario
Horse and Train

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
Note the "See more works" link on the right side of the page

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Québec
Numerous works from the Canadian War Museum

Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
3 works online

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
2 works by Alex Colville when last checked

Virtual Museum of Canada
St. Croix Rider, 1997

Virtual Museum of Canada
Nudes on Shore plus a variety of WWII paintings

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  
Photograph of the artist

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Colville's People
Book of poems inspired by the works of Alex Colville, along with Henri Rousseau and a few other artists

The Canada Council for the Arts
See "Examples of works" and also "Downloadable images"

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Canadian Encyclopedia  
Biographical entry

 
Multimedia:
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
"Meet the Artist" series with video clips


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