P.11 Painters Eleven

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Harold Town

Harold Town, abstract painter, draftsman and printmaker, was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1924. He studied at Western Technical School in 1944 and at the Ontario College of Art in the late 1940's. In 1948 Town traveled to New York
City and Chicago where he gained familiarity with the work of the Abstract Expressionists. As an active member of the Painters Eleven from 1953-1960 he was both a painter and propagandist. He is also remembered as the coauthor of Tom Thomson’s "The silence and the Storm”. Harold Town passed away in 1990.

Harold Town, Untitled

Harold Town, Untitled.
1973, Oil on Canvas
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