Books tagged: Photographers

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Identifying Mavor Moore

By Allan Boss

The enigmatic, obscured figure behind many of the most important moments in building Canada's theatrical and cultural landscape has largely been ignored by history. In this groundbreaking study of his work, Allan Boss re-locates Moore in Canada's cultural history. Moore may ... Read more

In Black & White

By Wesley Bates

First published as a limited edition in 2005 by the celebrated American private press Bird & Bull, In Black & White is Wesley Bates’ account of his career as a freelance illustrator. Beginning with his earliest inspirations in the pages of books browsed in childhood, Bates ... Read more

In Love with Art

By Jeet Heer

Nominated for a 2014 Saskatchewan Book Award

Françoise Mouly, an editor and publisher of uncommon taste and creativity, and an artist in her own right, has spent nearly four decades transforming comics. With her husband, Art Spiegelman, Mouly founded the landmark magazine ... Read more

Joyce Wieland

By Iris Nowell

?Joyce Wieland is one of Canada’s greatest artists of the last half of the twentieth century.” ? Pierre Theberge, director of the National Gallery of Canada. Joyce Wieland triumphed over what she called ?obscene poverty” to achieve international celebrity as a painter, ... Read more

Kino Delirium

By Caelum Vatnsdal

Interviews, criticism, photographs, Maddin's own memoires and more make up this first comprehensive exploration of the life and work of Guy Maddin, who is the youngest filmmaker to have won the Telluride Lifetime Achievement Award, which places him in the company of the giants ... Read more

Let’s Go Exploring

By Michael Hingston

 

A fascinating investigation of a beloved comic strip

The internet is home to impassioned debates on just about everything, but there’s one thing that’s universally beloved: Bill Watterson’s comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. Until its retirement in 1995 after a ten-year run, ... Read more

M.E. A Portrayal of Emily Carr

By Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher
Introduction by Susan Crean

M. E. A Portrayal of Emily Carr is a rare and moving study of an artist’s struggle against despair and loneliness and an intimate portrayal of the close friendship between Edythe and Emily. The two artists were good friends and met not long after Edythe had returned from Paris ... Read more

Mary Pratt: Still Light

By Ray Cronin

After studying Fine Art at Mount Allison University, Mary Pratt (1935?2018) settled in Newfoundland with her husband and strove to pursue her passion for painting amidst the demands of raising a family. Over her career, Pratt developed a painting technique that embodied qualities ... Read more