Tom Forrestall

Complete book for Key Porter Books,
in association with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.


A retrospective written by curator, gallery director, and author Tom Smart of the famed Canadian “magic realist” painter Tom Forrestall, tracing the story of the development of his art from the time he entered Mount Allison University in the late 1950s up to the present. Tom Forrestall: Paintings, Drawings, Writings is the first book to introduce the breadth and depth of Forrestall’s long artistic career to a wide readership and adds a significant chapter to our understanding of Canadian art in the twentieth century.

All artwork by Tom Forrestall.

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