Featured Works Archive

  • Early Works

    Early Works

    Perehudoff appeared on the Saskatoon scene in 1944, simultaneously with the formation of the Saskatoon Art Centre (SAC), which was...

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  • Young Doukhobor Boy, 1946

    Young Doukhobor Boy, 1946

    The singing colour that so distinguishes Perehudoff’s abstractions has been present in his work almost from the beginning, whatever his...

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  • The Blizzard, 1947

    The Blizzard, 1947

    A measure of his [Perehudoff's] growing mastery is the watercolour The Blizzard, from January 1947.  It depicts a wild winter night,...

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  • The Intercontinental Packers Limited cafeteria murals, 1948

    The Intercontinental Packers Limited cafeteria murals, 1948

    It was also Perehudoff’s own idea to execute the four large murals on the subject of the meatpacking industry that...

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  • The Intercontinental Packers Limited reception room murals, 1953

    The Intercontinental Packers Limited reception room murals, 1953

    My epiphanic moment came in the summer of 2009, when, as part of a small group of visitors to the...

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  • AC-64-009, 1964

    AC-64-009, 1964

    …beginning in the early 1960s, Perehudoff moved decisively towards the kind of pared-down abstraction that established his reputation as a...

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  • AC-65-2, Red Breaking, 1965

    AC-65-2, Red Breaking, 1965

    …beginning in the early 1960s, Perehudoff moved decisively towards the kind of pared-down abstraction that established his reputation as a...

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  • Nanai #6, 1969

    Nanai #6, 1969

    Since the early 1960s, Perehudoff’s mature paintings have tested the expressive potential of a large and diverse vocabulary of sometimes...

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  • AC-83-024, 1983

    AC-83-024, 1983

    In his paintings of the 1980s, he [Perehudoff] flirted, like Noland, with iridescence, metallic paints, and chatoyant pigments that changed colour depending...

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  • AC-87-041, 1987

    AC-87-041, 1987

    …in the late 1980s, after thoroughly examining the expressive potential of horizontality and relationships of straight-edged incidents, he [Perehudoff] consciously...

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  • AC-91-16, 1991

    AC-91-16, 1991

    Since the early 1960s, Perehudoff’s mature paintings have tested the expressive potential of a large and diverse vocabulary of sometimes...

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  • Studies on Paper

    Studies on Paper

    For all the clarity and assurance of Perehudoff’s work, it is plain that remaining alert to possibilities that arise in...

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