Copyright & Credits

 

 

Acknowledgements

From the Author
Many thanks to my research assistant, Kristin Stoesz, to Amy Furness at the AGO library and archive, and to my editor, Rick Archbold. For many exhilarating discussions of Jack Chambers’s art, I would like to thank Ihor Holubizky, Andy Patton, Ross Woodman, and the students with whom I explored Chambers’s art in a graduate seminar at the University of Toronto in 2009.

From the Art Canada Institute
This online art book was made possible thanks to the generosity of its Title Sponsor, Rosamond Ivey, and the Lead Sponsor, BMO Financial Group, as well as the Online Art Book Sponsors for the 2013–14 Season: The Hal Jackman Foundation; Aimia; Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.; The McLean Foundation; TD Bank Group; Partners in Art; and Rosenthal Zaretsky Niman & Co., LLP.

Thanks also to the Art Canada Institute Founding Patrons: Sara and Michael Angel, Jalynn H. Bennett, The Butterfield Family Foundation, David and Vivian Campbell, Albert E. Cummings, Kiki and Ian Delaney, The Fleck Family, Roger and Kevin Garland, Michelle Koerner and Kevin Doyle, Phil Lind, Sarah and Tom Milroy, Charles Pachter, Gerald Sheff and Shanitha Kachan, Sandra L. Simpson, and Robin and David Young; as well as its Founding Partner Patrons: The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and Partners in Art.


The ACI gratefully acknowledges the support and assistance of the Art Gallery of Ontario with this project, in particular Jim Shedden, Manager of Publishing, and Matthew Teitelbaum, the Michael and Sonja Koerner Director, and CEO. 

The Art Canada Institute gratefully acknowledges the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the Canadian Art Commons for History of Art Education and Training (CACHET) for their contribution toward the translation of this online art book.

 


 

Image Sources

Every effort has been made to secure permissions for all copyrighted material. The Art Canada Institute will gladly correct any errors or omissions.

 


 

Credits for Banner Images

 

Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Photo of Jack Chambers. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Biography: Photo of Jack Chambers. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Courtesy of Chris Lowry. Photographer Unknown.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, The Hart of London, 1968–70
Key Works: Jack Chambers, The Hart of London, 1968–70. (See below for details.)
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers in his studio in the late 1960s
Significance & Critical Issues: Jack Chambers in his studio in the late 1960s, photographed by Michael Ondaatje. (See below for details.)
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Victoria Hospital, 1969–70
Style & Technique: Jack Chambers, Victoria Hospital, 1969–70. (See below for details.)
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Chambers during a 1972 photographing expedition
Sources & Resources: Chambers during a 1972 photographing expedition in the countryside outside London, Ontario. Jack Chambers fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers, photographed by Michael Ondaatje
Where to See: Jack Chambers, photographed by Michael Ondaatje. (See below for details.)

 

Credits for Works by Jack Chambers

 

Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Circle, 1968–69
Circle, 1968–69. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, 4 Gerard, 1966
4 Gerard, 1966. Museum London. Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, 401 Towards London No. 1, 1968–69
401 Towards London No. 1, 1968–69. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of Norcen Energy Resources Limited, 1986 (86/47). Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, The Hart of London, 1968–70
The Hart of London, 1968–70. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Indian Drawing No. 12, 1975
Indian Drawing No. 12, 1975. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, purchased with the assistance of the Judith Rachel Harris Foundation and Ethel Harris, 2007 (2007/87). Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Lake Huron No. 1, 1970–71
Lake Huron No. 1, 1970–71. Museum London. Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Lunch, 1969
Lunch, 1969 (unfinished). Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, purchased with the assistance of the Judith Rachel Harris Foundation and Ethel Harris, 2007 (2007 /80). Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, McGilvary County, 1962
McGilvary County, 1962. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, purchased with the assistance of the Judith Rachel Harris Foundation and Ethel Harris, 2007 (2007/77). Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Mosaic, 1964–66
Mosaic, 1964–66. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Olga and Mary Visiting, 1964–65
Olga and Mary Visiting, 1964–65. Museum London, Art Fund purchase, 1965. Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Photographic studies for 401 Towards London No. 2, 1968
Photographic studies for 401 Towards London No. 2, 1968 (unfinished), and 401 Towards London No. 1, 1968–69. Art Gallery of Ontario. 
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Plus Nine, 1966
Plus Nine, 1966. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, purchased 1968 (67/25). Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Portrait of Marion and Ross Woodman, 1961
Portrait of Marion and Ross Woodman, 1961. Collection of Marion and Ross Woodman. Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Regatta No. 1, 1968
Regatta No. 1, 1968. Museum London, gift of the Women’s Committee, 1968. Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Regatta No. 5, 1968–69
Regatta No. 5, 1968–69. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of the Estate of Jack Chambers, 2007 (2007/693). Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Sunday Morning No. 2, 1968–70
Sunday Morning No. 2, 1968–70. Loch Gallery, Toronto. Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Three Pages in Time, 1966
Three Pages in Time, 1966. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, purchased with the assistance of the Judith Rachel Harris Foundation and Ethel Harris, 2007 (2007/78).  Jack Chambers Estate.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Victoria Hospital, 1969–70
Victoria Hospital, 1969–70. Private collection, Toronto. Jack Chambers Estate.

 


 

Credits for Photographs and Works by Other Artists

 

Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Chambers’s mother, Beatrice (née McIntyre), and his father, Frank R. Chambers
Chambers’s mother, Beatrice (née McIntyre), and his father, Frank R. Chambers. Jack Chambers fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Photographer unknown.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, The Escuela Central de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid
The Escuela Central de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid. Photographer unknown.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, The 401 Towards London: Median, 1992
The 401 Towards London: Median, 1992, by Sheila Ayearst. Courtesy of Sheila Ayearst.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, The Great Canadian, 1965
The Great Canadian, 1965, by Greg Curnoe. Thielsen Gallery, London, ON, Collection of Sheila Curnoe. © SODRAC.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Installation view of Jack Chambers: A Retrospective
Installation view of Jack Chambers: A Retrospective, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, November 7–December 6, 1970. Photographer unknown.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Installation view of Jack Chambers: The light from the darkness, silver paintings and film work at Museum London

Installation view of Jack Chambers: The light from the darkness, silver paintings and film work at Museum London, January 15– April 3, 2011. (left to right: The Hart of London, 1968–70; Renaissance Still-Life, 1966, National Gallery of Canada; Peaches, 1966, Art Gallery of Hamilton). Photograph by Ihor Holubizky.

Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers in front of his painting Lunch
Jack Chambers in front of his painting Lunch. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Photographer unknown.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers in his studio in the late 1960s
Jack Chambers in his studio in the late 1960s, photographed by Michael Ondaatje. Art Gallery of Ontario / Michael Ondaatje.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers painting
Jack Chambers painting, photographed by Michael Ondaatje. Art Gallery of Ontario / Michael Ondaatje. 
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers, photographed by Michael Ondaatje
Jack Chambers, photographed by Michael Ondaatje. Art Gallery of Ontario / Michael Ondaatje.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers’s manuscript [1]
Jack Chambers’s manuscript [1]. Jack Chambers fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Photograph by Sara Angel. 
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Jack Chambers’s manuscript [2]
Jack Chambers’s manuscript [2]. Jack Chambers fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Photograph by Sara Angel. 
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Kim Ondaatje, Jack Chambers, and Tony Urquhart at the second National Conference of CARFAC, 1973
Kim Ondaatje, Jack Chambers, and Tony Urquhart at the second National Conference of CARFAC, 1973. Photographer unknown.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, My Parents, 1956, by Antonio López García
My Parents, 1956, by Antonio López García. Centre Georges Pompidou. Musée national d’art moderne / Centre de création industrielle, Paris. © Adagp, Paris.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Nancy Poole, Chambers’s art dealer, in London, Ontario
Nancy Poole, Chambers’s art dealer, in London, Ontario. Courtesy of Nancy Poole.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Pablo Picasso at home in Cannes, in front of one of his paintings, 1955
Pablo Picasso at home in Cannes, in front of one of his paintings, 1955. Photograph by George Stroud. Getty Images, Hulton Archive.
Art Canada Institute, Jack Chambers, Psyche and Cupid, 1798, by François Gérard
Psyche and Cupid, 1798, by François Gérard. Musée du Louvre, Paris.

 

Book Credits


Publisher

Sara Angel


Editorial Director

Meg Taylor


Web Director and Layout

Avery Swartz


Chief Copy Editor

Ruth Gaskill


Image Research

Angelica Demetriou


Editor

Rick Archbold


Copy Editor

Ruth Gaskill


Translator and French Editor

Françoise Charron


Administrative Assistant

Mary-Rose Sutton

 

Design Template
Studio Blackwell

 


 

Copyright

© 2013 Art Canada Institute. All rights reserved. 
ISBN 978-0-9921483-0-0

Art Canada Institute
Massey College, University of Toronto
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Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Cheetham, Mark A. (Mark Arthur), 1954- author
          Jack Chambers : life & work / by Mark A. Cheetham.

Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:  Biography — Key works — Significance & critical issues — Style & technique — Where to see — Notes — Glossary — Sources & resources — About the author — Credits.
Electronic monograph.
ISBN 978-0-9921483-2-4 (pdf).—ISBN 978-0-9921483-4-8 (epub)

1. Chambers, Jack, 1931-1978.  2. Chambers, Jack, 1931-1978—Criticism and interpretation.  3. Painters—Canada—Biography.  I. Art Canada Institute, issuing body  II. Title.

ND249.C38C44 2013                        759.11                   C2014-900823-6

 

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