The AGNS Permanent Collection: Selected Works
This book begins with an introduction charting the history of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia from its beginnings as a dispersed collection held under the name of the Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Arts to the present Gallery housed in a historic building. The main section presents photographs of 134 key works in the Gallery's collection along with essays about the art & artists. The works are arranged under the following categories: Canadian historical painting, contemporary art, First Nations & Inuit art, folk art, ceramics, historical prints & drawings, and international painting & sculpture. Includes index of artists.
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