William Kurelek the English years 1952-59. by William Kurelek

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Published by Canada House in London .

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Catalogue of an exhibition organised by Michael Regan assisted by Caroline Fernandes held at Canada House Cultural Centre, London, 5 July-21 September 1990 and Bede Gallery, Jarrow, 15 November-19 December 1990.

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ContributionsRegan, Michael, 1949-, Fernandes, Caroline., Canada House Cultural Centre., Bede Gallery.
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Open LibraryOL13909443M

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WILLIAM KURELEK *Kurelek, William [Kurylyk, Vasyl’], b 3 March in Whitford, Alberta, d 3 November in Toronto. Painter. Son of a Ukrainian immigrant farmer, he was raised in rural Manitoba, attended high school and university in Winnipeg, and then studied art at the Ontario College of Art and the Instituto Allende in Mexico.

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William Kurelek, artist and writer, ( - ) was born in Canada to Ukrainian immigrant parents. He was largely a self taught artist whose parents did not support his artistic vocation. In the early 's while living in England he was treated for depression and : Jil Casey.

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Influenced by Bosch and Brueghel and by prairie roots, his UKRAINIAN heritage and Roman Catholicism, Kurelek's realistic and symbolic paintings record his historic culture and religious vision. The oldest of 7 children, he was expected to help run the farm. Under the pen of William Kurelek, prairie farm scenes and landscapes came to life.

By the time of his death inKurelek had produced over 2, paintings. Kurelek was the son of Ukrainian immigrant farmers. He grew up during the Great Depression on a grain farm in Alberta, and then a dairy farm in Manitoba. While helping out on the farm, he enjoyed watching the sky, studying thunderstorms.

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