Individual Artists

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Colville

By Andrew Hunter

"Andrew Hunter has looked with fresh eyes at [Colville's] paintings and made a coherent argument that Colville deserves to be understood far beyond the normal borders of the art world. " — Robert Fulford, The National Post

This magnificent, best-selling volume is now available ... Read more

David Askevold

Edited by David Diviney

David Askevold broke into the art scene when his work was included in the seminal exhibition Information at New York's MOMA 1970, which cemented Conceptualism as a genre. He later became recognized as one of the most important contributors to the development and pedagogy of ... Read more

Florine Stettheimer

Edited by Irene Gammel & Suzanne Zelazo

This collection of essays explores the multimodality of the work of Jazz-era New York saloniere, painter, and poet Florine Stettheimer, allowing readers to discover why Andy Warhol once called her his favourite artist. Florine Stettheimer: New Directions in Multimodal Modernism ... Read more

From the Forest to the Sea

Edited by Sarah Milroy & Ian Dejardin

Winner, Canadian Museum Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research -- Art

Emily Carr captures the natural and cultural landscapes of British Columbia like no other artist before or after her.

This major volume, designed to accompany an exhibition organized by the ... Read more

Glitter and Gloom/Éclat et obscurité

Edited by Terry Graff

Kashetsky documents domestic life, street life, urban landscapes, nature, and the stories of Holocaust survivors in his affecting, meditative work.

Herzl Kashetsky’s rich, multi-layered works are deep explorations of the human condition. His meticulously rendered portraits, ... Read more

Good Earth

By (artist) Walter Ostrom

Walter Ostrom has been described as an "innovative traditionalist," a disruptive force shaking up ceramic conventions while simultaneously enriching them. Hired to teach studio and Asian art history at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1969, Ostrom was one of many American ... Read more

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

Higher States

By Roald Nasgaard & Gwendolyn Owens

Lawren S. Harris is best known for his iconic landscape paintings that declare a sense of cool Canadian resilience. Yet, in the 1920s, an audacious and more colourful interior world began to emerge in his work, and by 1934, the patriotic landscape painter had taken a seemingly ... Read more

I Could See Everything

By Margaux Williamson

'Like all my favourite art, these paintings bring out that covetous feeling – I want to wear them, dance to them, show them off as an example of how life feels to me: dirty, dumb, terrifying, spiritual and so funny. ' – Miranda July

'In a time of ironic detachment, Margaux ... Read more

IAIN BAXTER&

Edited by David Moos

Winner, Canadian Museums Association Outstanding Achievement in Publication and Melva J. Dwyer Award

Iain Baxter legally changed his name to IAIN BAXTER& in 2005. He appended an ampersand to his name to underscore that art is about connectivity — about contingency and collaboration ... Read more