Subjects & Themes
A romantic view of 19th-century Canada — a domestic complement to the work of Bartlett, Constable, and Kane.
Anthony Flower (1792-1875) lived and worked in New Brunswick for most of his life. A farmer with a lifelong passion for art, he painted until his death at the age of ... Read more
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
By Jim Waddington & Sue Waddington
Introduction by Tom Smart
Now available in a paper-bound edition
Nearly a century ago, a group of artists travelled into northern Ontario and farther afield to capture the raw, terrible beauty that lay just beyond the outskirts of Canada's cities and towns. Armed with sketchbooks, brushes, and paint boxes, ... Read more
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
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
By Arjun Gupta
Martin Luther's amazing courage and intellect come to life against the backdrop of paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder, possibly the greatest artist of the European Reformation. This is the second volume in Bayeux's series entitled STORIES BEHIND THE ART.