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Written by Michael LeBlanc   

When this project was initiated in 2003, I had the encouragement of NSCAD President Paul Greenhalgh and some support from SSHRC. The NSCAD Press agreed to publish it. I finished the first draft during my sabbatical in 2006 and submitted it to the Press in early 2007. The Press responded, after several months delay — it seemed ages to me then, but now it's just a blip — that they wanted me to work with design historian Brian Donnelly at Sheridan College in Ontario. We met Brian the following summer and sketched out a plan that would combine my work specific to Eric with more general information about design in Canada between the 1930's and 1960.

From then until the end of last year, other more pressing issues had gotten in the way, and Brian had still not gotten to it; so I committed to completing the book — manuscript edits and design layout — on my own by the middle of 2016. I'm pleased and somewhat to relieved to announce that the book is finally complete and available from Blurb.com.

 

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Now available at Blurb.com.

Nothing Uninteresting

The Work and Life of Eric Aldwinckle

By Michael B. LeBlanc

Print Book, 186 Pages

CAD$36.67

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My answer to this man’s query as to what my painting was to be was this:

“I am sorry I cannot tell you because what I see can only be described in form and colour, and I will show you when it is finished. To talk about it weakens the power to do it.” This same man, when it was finished, showed the least anticipation and the very least interest, for this man is unique and has purposes of his own too.

-Eric Aldwinckle, 1944