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AGO

Edited by Jim Shedden

AGO's collection of close to 95,000 works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art such as Untilled (Liegender Frauenakt) by Pierre Huyghe to European masterpieces such as Peter Paul Ruben's The Massacre of the Innocents; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works ... Read more

Anthony Caro

Edited by Kenneth Brummel

Sir Anthony Caro revolutionized the medium of sculpture in the 1960s when he moved away from making elaborately modelled, figurative works cast in bronze, instead creating large, abstract assemblages out of prefabricated steel and aluminum elements. Sculpture Laid Bare honours ... Read more

Anthony Flower

By Laurie Glenn Norris & Ann Catherine Lowe

A romantic view of 19th-century Canada — a domestic complement to the work of Bartlett, Constable, and Kane.

Anthony Flower (1792-1875) lived and worked in New Brunswick for most of his life. A farmer with a lifelong passion for art, he painted until his death at the age of ... Read more

Anthropocene

Edited by Sophie Hackett, Andrea Kunard, and Urs Stahel

Winner, Canadian Museum Association Award for Research in Art
A controversial idea currently under vigorous and passionate international debate that would recognize the "human signature" on the planet.

Anthropocene is the latest book by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and ... Read more

ARENA

Edited by Ray Cronin

From creativity to imagination and the pursuit of excellence, ARENA: The Art of Hockey both illustrates the art of the game and examines larger ideas and issues in contemporary culture by using hockey as a framework.

Autism Arts

By Dale Sheppard
Contributions by Cynthia Carroll & Melissa Marr

Art has the potential to bring us together and create lasting connections. As humans, we have a universal need to express ourselves, find meaning, and experience a sense of belonging in our communities.

In 2006, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Autism Nova Scotia partnered ... Read more

Becoming Our Future

Edited by Julie Nagam, Carly Lane, and Megan Tamati-Quennell

Becoming Our Future: Global Indigenous Curatorial Practice explores how Indigenous visual art and culture operate within and from a structural framework that is unique within the cultural milieu. Through a selection of contributions by Indigenous curators, artists, and scholars ... Read more

Ben Woolfitt

By (artist) Ben Woolfitt

Ben Woolfitt begins each day by drawing. Using graphite, silver and metal leaf and selected objects for frottage, Woolfitt plumbs the depths of his unconscious as he draws on each page of his books. Although best known for his large-format paintings, Woolfitt has completed hundreds ... Read more

Black Ice

Edited by Dr. Katharine Lochnan
By (artist) David Blackwood
By Michael Crummey, Sean T. Cadigan, Martin Feely, Derek H.C. Wilton, and Caoimhe ní Shúilleabháin

David Blackwood was born in 1941 in the outport community of Wesleyville, to a family with a long seafaring history. Recognized as an artistic prodigy, he was awarded a Government of Newfoundland Centennial scholarship to study at the Ontario College of Art, in Toronto. By the ... Read more

Bonsai | Penjing

By Danielle Ouellet

The beauty and evolution of an intriguing art form.

The Montréal Botanical Garden’s collections of bonsai and penjing are among the best in North America, including more than 350 trees, some dating from the 17th century. For the first time, these stylized horticultural creations ... Read more