Carleton University Art Gallery CUAG

Black Against White: John J.A. Murphy, Master of the Modern Wood Engraving (2008)


Essays by Deborah Kirk, Katy Laird, Stephanie Martel, Katy McIntyre, Karla McManus, Carly Riordan, Wendy Salisbury and Curtis Wolfe

12 pages, illustrated,


This catalogue takes a thematic approach to the work of John J.A. Murphy, who participated in the early 20th-century revival of the woodblock print. Murphy’s religious and metaphysical subjects are explored alongside his secular subjects and commercial commissions in a series of brief essays.