Individual Artists

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Rebecca Belmore

Edited by Wanda Nanibush

Facing the monumental issues of our time.

In a 2012 performance piece, Rebecca Belmore transformed an oak tree surrounded by monuments to colonialism in Toronto's Queens Park into a temporary "non-monument" to the Earth.

For more than 30 years, she has given voice in her art ... Read more

Roadsworth

By Bethany Gibson
Foreword by Scott Burnham

Winner, Design Edge Regional Design Award

In October 2001, paint was spilled on the streets of Montreal. A stark, primitive bike symbol, looking suspiciously like the one the city used to designate a bike path; a giant zipper, pulled open down the centre line of the street on ... Read more

Sacred Feminine

By Jackie Traverse

 

“To all the young girls in care and women in corrections, never give up hope. I was once where you are. Life gets better. Be blessed. ”
— Jackie Traverse

Sacred Feminine is a colouring book by Anishinaabe artist Jackie Traverse.

The beautiful and intricate works of ... Read more

Shimmering Beast, The

By Steve Reinke

Steve Reinke is one of the most intriguing artists we've got; his scope is enormous, his imagination absolutely singular. His video art — The Hundred Videos, Anthology of American Folk Song, Anal Masturbation and Object Loss — practically define the genre.

Reinke tells us, ... Read more

Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty

By Hana Shafi

Let's get one thing straight: Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty: Affirmations for the Real World is not a book of advice. You're not going to find a step-by-step guide to meditation here, or even reminders to drink lots of water and get enough sleep. Those things are all good for ... Read more

Sorel Etrog

Edited by Ihor Holubizky

Etrog's work dots the urban landscape in Toronto and many other urban centres in Canada and shows an overriding concern for the human body's transformation in an increasingly mechanized world.

Sorel Etrog (1933-2015) is a renowned Canadian sculptor and painter. He left his native ... Read more

Speaking Likeness, A

By Joseph Plaskett
Illustrated by Joseph Plaskett

In this lavishly produced volume, Joseph Plaskett has created a prose "life in art" as colourful and vital as his finest paintings. He begins with his early life in New Westminster, BC, at a time when there were no private galleries.Lawren Harris and Jock Macdonald were among ... Read more

Spirit of the West

By (artist) Don Brestler
Introduction by Arjun Gupta

Stephen Andrews POV

Edited by Kitty Scott

The work of Stephen Andrews has long mediated the successive crises of the contemporary world, exploring conflict, social change, and identity. For more than a decade, Andrews confronted the AIDS epidemic personally and artistically. Later, his work registered the impact of ... Read more

The Art of P. K. Irwin

By Michèle Rackham Hall

P. K. Page?the celebrated poet?was also a gifted visual artist working under her married name, P. K. Irwin. The Art of P. K. Irwin charts the evolution in her art, detailing an expansive range of artistic influences, from the geographical and temporal, to the poetic, artistic ... Read more