Individual Artists

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Lucy Jarvis

By Roslyn Rosenfeld

Winner, Best Atlantic Published Book Award
Shortlisted, New Brunswick Book Award for Non-Fiction

Writing early in 1962, Lucy Jarvis said she felt "just at the threshold of beginning. " Jarvis had studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in the 1920s, later becoming part ... Read more

Marlene Creates

Edited by Susan Gibson Garvey & Andrea Kunard

« . .. j’ai pu intervenir simplement, sans laisser de traces durables sur le terrain.  »

Jeune encore, l’artiste Marlene Creates signalait déjà en 1979 son intention de se démarquer des installations de terrassement monumentales de l’époque pour s’intéresser, ... Read more

Mary Pratt

Edited by Mireille Eagan, Sarah Milroy
By Sarah Fillmore, Catherine Mastin, Sarah Milroy, and Caroline Stone

Des tableaux luminescents forment le focus visuel de Mary Pratt, une rétrospective de sa carrière qui examine chaque aspect du parcours créatif de Pratt. Les peintures de Mary Pratt — y compris Œufs dans un casier, Saumon sur Saran, Poulets éviscérés, Filets de morue ... Read more

Mary Pratt

Edited by Mireille Eagan & Sarah Milroy

"The light in Pratt's paintings seems sentient, a living thing, a pulsation or emission, imbuing the paintings with an erotic and almost mystical desire. " — Canadian Art

Following a stunningly successful national touring exhibition and a sold-out hardcover edition of the accompanying ... Read more

Miller Brittain

By Tom Smart

Dans Miller Brittain : Quand les étoiles jetèrent leurs lances, Tom Smart démontre pour la première fois la cohésion de l'imagerie de Brittain et les liens entre le réalisme social de ses premières œuvres ultérieures, des abstractions figuratives et des compositions ... Read more

Miller Brittain

By Tom Smart

Miller Gore Brittain (1912-1968) had an unerring sense of structure and composition. In the early 1930s, at the Art Students' League in New York, he experienced the pivotal moment in American art: the shift from tradition to abstract expressionism. When he returned to Canada, ... Read more

On the Curve

By Janet Nicol
By (artist) Sybil Andrews

Sybil Andrews was one of Canada's most prominent artists working throughout the late twentieth century. From a cottage by the sea in Campbell River, Andrews created striking linocut prints steeped in feeling and full of movement. Inspired by the working-class community that ... Read more

Passion over Reason / la passion avant la raison

By Sarah Stanners

Passion. Reason. Opposites attract.

It is no secret that Tom Thomson (1877-1917) and Joyce Wieland (1930-1998) never met. Their art could not be further apart stylistically or methodologically. Thomson was a colourist, armed with brushes and oil paints. Wieland was an activist ... Read more

Pnina Granirer

By Ted Lindberg
Illustrated by Pnina Granirer

In Pnina Granirer: Portrait of an Artist Ted Lindberg captures the development in life and art of one of Canada's finest painters. Over the past forty years Pnina Granirer has been exploring and extending her perception of the world around us with exuberantly colourful and formally ... Read more