Artists' Books

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Ben Woolfitt

By (artist) Ben Woolfitt

Ben Woolfitt begins each day by drawing. Using graphite, silver and metal leaf and selected objects for frottage, Woolfitt plumbs the depths of his unconscious as he draws on each page of his books. Although best known for his large-format paintings, Woolfitt has completed hundreds ... 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

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

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

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

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

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge

By Hall Pam

From boat-building to berries, from knitting socks to mending nets, Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge vividly presents the rich, place-based knowings and doings of more than one hundred knowledge-holders from rural Newfoundland. Renowned artist Pam Hall perfectly marries ... Read more

Try Not to Get Too Attached

By Robin Richardson

Using line drawings, colour and text, Robin Richardson transposes the sensibility of poetry into illustrated works, creating bite-sized, artistic meditations on the terribly wonderful, malleable and absurd experience of being alive. Richardson's intuitive works—inspired by ... Read more

Uncommitted Crimes

Theodor Adorno once remarked that, "...every work of art is an uncommitted crime." This book is a tribute to political artists who deviate from the mainstream and create art that engages with questions of societal oppression, survival, and resistance. It draws on interviews ... Read more