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
Edited by Terry Graff
Les collections d'uvres d'art racontent des histoires qui reflètent les intérêts du collectionneur et de son époque. Chefs-d'uvre de la Galerie d'art Beaverbrook relate la vie rocambolesque de sir William Maxwell (Max) Aitken, aussi connu sous le nom de lord Beaverbrook, ... Read more
By Greg Curnoe
Before his tragic death in 1992, Greg Curnoe had submitted to Brick Books a manuscript based on extraordinarily detailed research into the history of 38 Weston, his address in London, Ontario. The result is a journal/collage that traces the occupancy of that one small plot of ... Read more
Edited by Anabelle Kienle Ponka
Two wartime artists, one bustling harbour, and a city ravaged by the Halifax Explosion. Two perspectives on Halifax one year after the Explosion.
A year after the city was devastated by the Halifax Explosion Harold Gilman (British, 1876–1919) and Arthur Lismer (Canadian, 1885–1969) ... Read more
By Jim Waddington & Sue Waddington
Introduction by Tom Smart
Now available in a paper-bound edition
Nearly a century ago, a group of artists travelled into northern Ontario and farther afield to capture the raw, terrible beauty that lay just beyond the outskirts of Canada's cities and towns. Armed with sketchbooks, brushes, and paint boxes, ... Read more
Edited by Terry Graff
Shortlisted, Best Atlantic Published Book Award and Canadian Regional Design Award
A major publication comprising 240 pages with 75 colour plates and 60 black-and-white photographs provides extensive documentation of the exhibition Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery ... Read more
By Kerry Mason
Arthur Pitts (1889-1972) was born in London, UK, in the Edwardian age and pursued a career of art and adventure, first in South Africa, then Canada. His fascination with indigenous cultures, led him to travel over 4,000 miles in British Columbia and Alaska, producing a large ... Read more
Edited by Mona Fertig
Introduction by Marsha Lederman
A valuable art history guide to the in-depth Unheralded Artists of BC series.
This small attractive full-colour book, will gather thirteen forgotten and accomplished artists from the acclaimed Unheralded Artists of BC series (ten books), in one place, for the first time. A summary ... Read more