Individual Artists

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In Love with Art

By Jeet Heer

Nominated for a 2014 Saskatchewan Book Award

Françoise Mouly, an editor and publisher of uncommon taste and creativity, and an artist in her own right, has spent nearly four decades transforming comics. With her husband, Art Spiegelman, Mouly founded the landmark magazine ... Read more

Inside the Pleasure Dome

By Mike Hoolboom
With Atom Egoyan
Introduction by Atom Egoyan

 

Everybody loves the movies. But a movie about the colour blue, or an isolated mountain range, or a man grown so thin the world floats through his perfect transparency? 'You know what would be really great - to make a two-hour movie about Taylor Mead's ass,' remarked Andy Warhol, ... Read more

Itee Pootoogook

By Nancy Campbell

Itee Pootoogook belonged to a new generation of Inuit artists who are transforming and reshaping the creative traditions that were successfully pioneered by their parents and grandparents in the second half of the 20th century.

A meticulous draughtsman who worked with graphite ... Read more

Jack Chambers

Edited by Dennis Reid

Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Jack Chambers: Light, Spirit, Time, Place and Life is the first major volume to be published on the work of Jack Chambers, one of Canada's most recognized and broadly influential artists. Featuring a ... Read more

Jacques Hurtubise

Edited by Sarah Fillmore

Showcasing the major career highlights and some of the most recent work of abstract painter Jacques Hurtubise, this lavishly illustrated bilingual volume captures the key works of Hurtubise’s formidable fifty-plus year career, many of which have never been brought together ... Read more

Joe?s Toronto

By Mendelson Joe

Mendelson Joe was born in Toronto at the Western Hospital less than a year before Canada joined the Allies in ending World War II. Although Joe grew up in Maple, a feedmill town twenty miles north of Toronto, the city of Toronto was always his home ? even during his itinerant ... Read more

Joe's Ontario

By Mendelson Joe

Offering a new perspective on the Canadian province, this collection features a variety of Ontario landscapes painted in acrylic over two decades, from 1990 to 2011. The paintings focus on the region’s wilderness, capturing the beauty of its trees, lakes, and secluded scenery. ... Read more

John Greer

Edited by David Diviney & Sarah Fillmore

A man in a darkened workshop, surrounded and obscured by dust clouds. A pair of larger-than-life hands, holding a mallet, ready to strike. Spectacles that play with the idea of turning lies into truth and cynics into believers. A cinder block, precariously suspended above a ... Read more

Joni Mitchell

By Malka Marom

 

When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next ... Read more

Ken Danby

Text by Ihor Holubizky
By Greg McKee & Andrew Oko

Ken Danby (1940-2007) was one of Canada's foremost practitioners of contemporary realism. Rooted in the Canadian psyche, nourished by his Ontario rural roots, Danby's subject matter was broad and expansive, yet it was the images of Canadian landscapes and life that captured ... Read more