Books tagged: Artists

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A Sound Like Water Dripping

By Soren Bondrup-Nielsen

With enthusiasm and sincerity biologist Soren Bondrup-Nielsen recalls his experience as a graduate student in the 1970s researching the Boreal Owl in northern Ontario and Alberta. After receiving his BSc in the spring of 1974, Bondrup-Nielsen travels by train to Kapuskasing ... Read more

After Geometry

By James D. Campbell

After Geometry is the first extended study of the abstract art of Claude Tousignant. James D. Campbell offers new biographical information on and insights into the man who has been des- cribed (by David Burnett and Marilyn Schiff in Contemporary Canadian Art) as making "among ... Read more

Alex Colville

By Mark A Cheetham

In this illustrated biography of painter Alex Colville, Mark A. Cheetham charts the prodigious life and career of one of Canada's best-known artists. Both artist and public figure, Colville engages many worlds at once: painting and politics, creativity and business. He has been ... Read more

Alien

By Mendelson Joe
As told by Nadia Halim

Musician, artist, anti-smoker, ecological gadfly ? here is Mendelson Joe’s story, in his own outrageous word. He believes that speaking out can make a difference, that women are the only hope for the future, and that there’s truth in a good blues song. He doesn’t believe ... Read more

Army of Lovers

By Sarah Liss

Will was pretty much the perfect role model. ' - Beth Ditto, The Gossip In the spring of 2010, Toronto lost one of its most important queer civic heroes when local artist, DJ, activist, impresario, promoter, party-thrower, café operator, community-builder and lover Will Munro ... Read more

Artistic Glass

By Cloe Joël Aigner

 

Celebrating 50 years of a master craftsman

Arts and crafts help define a culture; they reflect people’s values, beliefs, and the things they hold dear. Artistic Glass: One Studio and Fifty Years of Stained Glass is the first of its kind: a full-color large format art book ... Read more

At the World’s Edge

By Claudia Cornwall

Finalist for the 2012 City of Vancouver Book Award

Curt Lang’s life energetically parallels the evolving history of Vancouver from the hip subculture years to the electronic postmodern 1990s. An intellectual and a catalyst he knew Malcolm Lowry, Al Purdy, John Newlove, Fred ... Read more

Authenticity is a Feeling

By Jacob Wren

Authenticity is a Feeling: My Life in PME-ART is a compelling hybrid of history, memoir, and performance theory. It tells the story of the interdisciplinary performance group PME-ART and their ongoing endeavour to make a new kind of highly collaborative theatre dedicated to the ... Read more