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A.R. Fleming Collection:
Allan Robb Fleming (1929-1977), Canadian graphic designer (First Fellow of the Graphic Designers of Canada, member of the Royal Canadian Academy and of the Ontario College of Artists), studied at the Western Technical School, Toronto and in England (typography;1953-1955). Positions held by Fleming in Canada include Vice President and Director of Creative Services, Cooper and Beatty (1957), Art Director, Maclean's Magazine (1962) and Chief Designer, Publications, Toronto University Press (1968). He helped to create Burns, Cooper, Donoahue, Fleming and Co. (1975) and taught typography at the Ontario College of Art (1956; 1975-76). Fleming was responsible for the well-known logo designs for Canadian National Railways and Ontario Hydro. He designed mailers for various exhibitions at the Gallery of Contemporary Art, Toronto (1957- ). Exhibitions of his work were held at the Gallery of Contemporary Art (1958) and the Vancouver Art Gallery (1976).
The collection consists of 4 exhibition mailers designed by Fleming for exhibitions held at the Gallery of Contemporary Art, as well as 1 mailer and 1 exhibition handout designed for Fleming's own exhibition held at the Gallery of Contemporary Art (1958).
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of collection.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated to the National Gallery of Canada by Michel Lambeth, 1975.
Finding aids: Box list available.
[Title of item], A.R. Fleming Collection, Library and Archives, National Gallery of Canada.