Tuesday, November 30, 2010
William Kurelek - NFB Short Film
The film was produced for the NFB by William Pettigrew, in 1967. Its 10 minutes and 7seconds long. You won't be disappointed for taking the time to see this one.
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It is a considerable documentary about the self-taught painter William Kurelek told through his paintings. There are scenes of village life in the Ukraine. the early days of struggle on a prairie homestead and the growing comfort of family life.
A profile of painter William Kurelek. From the Library and Archives of Canada.
William KurelekThis biography of William Kurelek is from the Tundra Books website.
Kurelek’s Vision of CanadaA brief book review about Canadian artist William Kurelek and his art. From the CM Archive.
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