Copyright & Credits

 

 

Acknowledgements

From the Author
My deepest gratitude to Joyce Zemans, whose pioneering work on Munn has made study of this artist possible, and to Munn’s family for their generosity and candour. Many thanks to Mark Cheetham, Sarah Brohman, Meg Taylor, Ruth Gaskill, and all the ACI staff for their dedicated editorial attention. Special thanks to Sara Angel, David Urban, and Ihor Holubizky for liking to talk about Munn almost as much as I do. 

 

From the Art Canada Institute
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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 Munn estate, in particular Wayne Richards and Lenore Richards, as well as the Art Gallery of Ontario, in particular Jim Shedden, Manager of Publishing, and Matthew Teitelbaum, the Michael and Sonja Koerner Director, and CEO.

 


 

Image Sources

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Credit for Cover Image

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Last Supper, 1938
Kathleen Munn, Last Supper, 1938. (See below for details.)

 

Credits for Banner Images

 

 

Art Canada Institute, Munn in the Catskills, c. 1928
Biography: Munn in the Catskills, c. 1928. (See below for details.)

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Cows on a Hillside), c. 1916
Key Works: Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Cows on a Hillside), c. 1916. (See below for details.)

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Working drawing for the Passion series, c. 1927–38,
Significance & Critical Issues: Working drawing for the Passion series, c. 1927–38, graphite on paper. Kathleen Munn fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library & Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of Lenore Richards, 2005. Photograph by Craig Boyko, AGO.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Composition (Horses), c. 1927
Style & Technique: Kathleen Munn, Composition (Horses), c. 1927. (See below for details.)

 

Art Canada Institute, Notebook, “Synchromism.” Kathleen Munn
Sources & Resources: Notebook, “Synchromism.” Kathleen Munn fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of Lenore Richards, 2005. Photograph by Craig Boyko, AGO.

 

Art Canada Institute, Installation view of Munn exhibition in 2008, Art Gallery of Windsor
Where to See: Installation view of Munn exhibition in 2008, Art Gallery of Windsor. (See below for details.)

 


 

Credits for Works by Kathleen Munn

 

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Composition (Horses), c. 1927
Composition (Horses), c. 1927. Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, purchased with funds donated by the Women’s Society of the Edmonton Art Gallery.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Composition (Reclining Nude), c. 1926–28
Composition (Reclining Nude), c. 1926–28. Collection of Lynn and Ken Martens, Calgary.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, The Crucifixion (Passion Series), c. 1934–35
The Crucifixion (Passion Series), c. 1934–35. National Gallery of Canada, purchased 1995. Photo © NGC.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, The Dance, c. 1923
The Dance, c. 1923. Collection of Lenore Richards, Toronto.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Descent from the Cross, c. 1934–35
Descent from the Cross, c. 1934–35. Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, gift of Isabel McLaughlin, 1993.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Last Supper, 1938
Last Supper, 1938. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, purchased 1945. 

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Mother and Child, c. 1930
Mother and Child, c. 1930. Art Gallery of Hamilton, gift of Yvonne McKague Housser, 1971.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Still Life, c. 1925
Still Life, c. 1925. Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, purchased with funds from the Art Associates of the Edmonton Art Gallery, 1989.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Boxers), c. 1925
Untitled (Boxers), c. 1925. Collection of Bernard and Sylvia Ostry, promised gift to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Cows on a Hillside), c. 1916
Untitled (Cows on a Hillside), c. 1916. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, purchased with funds donated by Susan and Greg Latremoille, Toronto, 2006.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Crucifixion), c. 1927–28.
Untitled (Crucifixion), c. 1927–28. Collection of Wayne Richards. Photograph by Kayla Rocca.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Deposition), c. 1926-28
Untitled (Deposition), c. 1926–28. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, purchased 1990.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Descent from the Cross), c. 1927
Untitled (Descent from the Cross), c. 1927. Collection of Vincent Tovell, Toronto.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Figure in a Landscape), c. 1928–30
Untitled (Figure in a Landscape), c. 1928–30. Collection of Bernard and Sylvia Ostry, promised gift to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Four Figures in the Woods), c. 1928–30
Untitled (Four Figures in the Woods), c. 1928–30. Collection of Diane/Evelyn Richards.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Nude in Forest), c. 1923
Untitled (Nude in Forest), c. 1923. Collection of Bernard and Sylvia Ostry, promised gift to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Study of Cows), c. 1910
Untitled (Study of Cows), c. 1910. Collection of Lenore Richards, Toronto.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled (Two Nudes in a Landscape), c. 1928–30.
Untitled (Two Nudes in a Landscape), c. 1928–30. Collection of Wayne Richards, Toronto. Photograph by Kayla Rocca.

 

Untitled I, c. 1926–28. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, purchased 1990.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Untitled II, c. 1926–28
Untitled II, c. 1926–28. Collection Lavalin, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, working drawing for the Passion series, “Crucified Figure,” c. 1927–38
Working drawing for the Passion series, “Crucified Figure,” c. 1927–38 (left to right: recto; verso; recto & verso combined, as seen through the light box). Kathleen Munn fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library & Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of Lenore Richards, 2005. Photograph by Craig Boyko, AGO.

 


 

Credits for Photographs and Works by Other Artists

 

 

Art Canada Institute, George Bellows, Both Members of This Club, 1909
Both Members of This Club, 1909, by George Bellows. Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1944.13.1.

 

Art Canada Institute, Farquhar McGillivray Knowles, A Breezy Day, 1903
A Breezy Day, 1903, by Farquhar McGillivray Knowles. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of North American Life Assurance Company, Toronto, 1996.

 

Art Canada Institute, Henri Matisse, Dance (I), 1909
Dance (I), 1909, by Henri Matisse. Museum of Modern Art, New York, INV. Nr. 201.1963.

 

Art Canada Institute, Rogier van der Weyden, Descent from the Cross, c. 1435
Descent from the Cross, c. 1435, by Rogier van der Weyden. Museo del Prado, Madrid.

 

Art Canada Institute, Franz Marc, The Dream, 1912
The Dream, 1912, by Franz Marc. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, INV. Nr. 660 (1978.15).

 

Art Canada Institute, Michelangelo, The Dying Slave, c. 1513–15
The Dying Slave, c. 1513–15, by Michelangelo. Musée du Louvre, Paris.

 

Art Canada Institute, Historical photograph of the Art Students League, New York
Historical photograph of the Art Students League. Art Students League of New York. Photographer unknown.

 

Art Canada Institute, Eadweard Muybridge, The Horse in Motion: “Sallie Gardner,” Owned by Leland Stanford, c. 1878
The Horse in Motion: “Sallie Gardner,” Owned by Leland Stanford, c. 1878, by Eadweard Muybridge. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

 

Art Canada Institute, Whirling square from The Elements of Dynamic Symmetry, Jay Hambidge, 1926
Illustration of the whirling square, from The Elements of Dynamic Symmetry by Jay Hambidge (New York: Brentano’s, 1926).

 

Art Canada Institute, Installation view of Munn exhibition in 2008, Art Gallery of Windsor
Installation view of Munn exhibition in 2008, Art Gallery of Windsor. Photographer unknown. 

 

Art Canada Institute,  Installation view of Passion series in 2011, Art Gallery of Ontario,
Installation view of Passion series in 2011, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Image provided and reproduced courtesy of the Art Gallery of Ontario.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Yearbook of the Arts in Canada, 1928–1929
Kathleen Munn was featured in Yearbook of the Arts in Canada, 1928–1929, edited by Bertram Brooker. Photograph by Lindsay Maynard.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, Notebooks
Kathleen Munn’s notebooks. Kathleen Munn fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of Lenore Richards, 2005. Photograph by Georgiana Uhlyarik.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn’s notes on Jay Hambidge’s theory of dynamic symmetry
Kathleen Munn’s notes on Jay Hambidge’s theory of dynamic symmetry. Kathleen Munn fonds, E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, gift of Lenore Richards, 2005. Photograph by Craig Boyko, AGO.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn’s paintbox
Kathleen Munn’s paintbox, with compass set at top right. Private collection, promised gift to the E.P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Photograph by Craig Boyko, AGO.

 

Art Canada Institute, Munn in the Catskills, c. 1928
Munn in the Catskills, c. 1928. Collection of Lenore Richards. Photographer unknown.

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn in her Toronto studio in the 1930s
Munn in her Toronto studio in the 1930s. Collection unknown. Photographer unknown. 

 

Art Canada Institute, Munn’s light box
Munn’s light box. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Photograph by Craig Boyko, AGO.

 

Joyce-Zemans, cover of New Perspectives: Kathleen Munn and Edna Taçon
The 1988 catalogue for the touring exhibition that established Munn’s role in the development of modern art in Canada. Cover of the exhibition catalogue Kathleen Munn, Edna Taçon: New Perspectives on Modernism in Canada by Joyce Zemans, Elizabeth Burrell, and Elizabeth Hunter (Toronto: Art Gallery of York University, 1988).

 

Art Canada Institute, Kathleen Munn, envelope dated May 28, 1974
On an envelope dated May 28, 1974, Kathleen Munn listed “some of the things I did right and... my present thinking.” Munn family papers, Toronto. Photograph by Craig Boyko, AGO.

 

Art Canada Institute, Portrait of Bertram Brooker (1888–1955)
Portrait of Bertram Brooker (1888–1955). M.O. Hammond Collection, National Gallery of Canada Archives, Ottawa. Photograph by M.O. Hammond.

 

Art Canada Institute, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Synchromy, 1917
Synchromy, 1917, by Stanton Macdonald-Wright. Museum of Modern Art, New York (346.1949).

 


 

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

Sarah Brohman


Copy Editor

Amy Hick


Translator

Jennifer Couëlle


French Editor

Françoise Charron


Administrative Assistant

Mary-Rose Sutton

 

Design Template
Studio Blackwell

 


 

Copyright

© 2014 Art Canada Institute. All rights reserved. 
ISBN 978-0-9921483-6-2

Art Canada Institute
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Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Uhlyarik, Georgiana, 1972-, author
          Kathleen Munn : life & work / by Georgiana Uhlyarik.

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 978-0-9921483-8-6 (pdf).—ISBN 978-1-4871-0000-1 (epub)

          1. Munn, Kathleen Jean, 1887-1974.  2. Munn, Kathleen 
Jean, 1887-1974—Criticism and interpretation.  3. Women 
painters—Canada—Biography.  I. Art Canada Institute, issuing 
body  II. Title. 

ND249.M86U35 2014                759.11                C2014-901004-4 

 

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