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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

Chefs-d'oeuvre de la Galerie d'art Beaverbrook

Edited by Terry Graff

Les collections d'œuvres d'art racontent des histoires qui reflètent les intérêts du collectionneur et de son époque. Chefs-d'œuvre 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

Deeds/Abstracts

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

Giotto and the St Francis cycle

By Bayeux Collective

Humanity and Art: The Artist and the Saint

Halifax Harbour 1918 / Le port d'Halifax 1918

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

In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven

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

Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery

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

The Life and Art of Arthur Pitts

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

They Write Their Dream on the Rocks Forever

By Annie York, Richard Daly, and Chris Arnett

In They Write Their Dreams on the Rock Forever, ‘Nlaka’pamux elder Annie York explains the red-ochre inscriptions written on the rocks and cliffs of the lower Stein Valley in British Columbia. This is perhaps the first time that a Native elder has presented a detailed and ... Read more