Books tagged: Landscapes
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 Sophie Hackett, Andrea Kunard, and Urs Stahel
Winner, Canadian Museum Association Award for Research in Art
A controversial idea currently under vigorous and passionate international debate that would recognize the "human signature" on the planet.
Anthropocene is the latest book by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, and ... Read more
Photographs by Thaddeus Holownia
Text by John Leroux
Introduction by Hugh French
The first in-depth study of a community’s architecture along the eastern coast of Maine. Thaddeus Holownia took more than a thousand large-format photographs for this project, including interiors and exteriors of buildings, wider streetscape and landscape views, and a whole ... Read more
Edited by Anabelle Kienle Poňka
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
"Like all but very few Canadians, I've had no real experience of the North — I've remained, of necessity, an outsider. And the North has remained for me a convenient place to dream about, spin tall tales about and, in the end, avoid. " — Andrew Hunter
Outsiders, dreamers, ... Read more
Edited by Ian Dejardin & Sarah Milroy
Winner, Canadian Museums Association’s Outstanding Achievement in Research Award and IPPY Awards Silver Medal (Fine Art)
A Toronto Star Holiday Gift Guide Selection
A Like Vision is a lavish celebration of the legacy of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, Canada’s canonical ... Read more