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Softcover Featuring texts by Jennifer Adese, Heather Anderson, Kristina Huneault and Ingeborg Marshall, and a conversation between Glenn Alteen and Rebecca Belmore. Foreword by Sandra Dyck.Rebecca Belmore has created some of Canada’s most haunting artworks on the subject of colonial violence and its living legacy. This publication documents a powerful two-channel video installation that unfolds on parallel walls, with two...

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hardcover, Author: Shirley MadillHardcover, 128 pagesThe Canadian Art Library, 202180 full-colour illustrations4 key chapters: Biography, Key Works, Significance & Critical Issues and Style & TechniqueGlossary of important terms, people, and organizations– Illustrated list of public galleries and institutions where you can see the artist’s workRobert Houle has played a critical and defining role in bridging the gap between First Nations...

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Author - Ihor HolubizkyArt Gallery of Ontario, 2013hardcover, 128 pagesSorel Etrog: Five Decades is an overview of the career of Canadian artist Sorel Etrog. Like the exhibition it accompanies at the Art Gallery of Ontario, it casts the artists in a new light in his adopted hometown of fifty-four years. The book showcases his archetypal sculptures as well as drawings,...

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Author: Stephen Andrews and Kitty Scotthardcover, 184 pagesGoose Lane Editions, 2015The work of Stephen Andrews has long mediated the successive crises of the contemporary world, exploring conflict, social change, and identity. For more than a decade, Andrews confronted the AIDS epidemic personally and artistically. Later, his work registered the impact of the attacks of September 11, 2001, the subsequent "War...

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Essays by Alicia Boutilier and Tobi BruceArt Gallery of Hamiltonsoftcover, 174 pagesThe Artist Herself catalogue co published with the Art Gallery of Hamilton includes an introductory essay by Alicia Boutilier and Tobi Bruce, as well as in-depth entries on individual works and themes by 35 invited specialists. A stunningly illustrated look at the ways in which women artists have given...

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Author: Evelyn Waltershardcover, 184 pages10 x 10 inchesDundurn Press, 2017Today it is difficult to imagine that the art of Montreal’s Beaver Hall Group was once shocking. As these Modernists struggled against academic art, critics such as Samuel Morgan-Powell ranted — “rough,” “meaningless” “blatant plastering and massing of unpleasant colours in weird landscapes” — and likened their paintings to the “cacophonous...

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The Group of Seven and Tom ThomsonAuthor - David P. Silcoxhardcover, 8.5 x 10 inches, 441 pagesFirefly Books, 2003David Silcox has done it again! What a beautiful book, with an extensive history of the Group of Seven. Hundreds of crisp colour plates, from Galleries, Corporate Collections, Museums, and private collections, from across Canada. Immerse yourself in Canadian landscape, handsomely painted...

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The Group of Seven and Tom ThomsonAuthor - David P. Silcoxsoftcover, 8.5 x 10 inches, 441 pagesFirefly Books, 2003ISBN: 978-1-55407-885-1David Silcox has done it again! What a beautiful book, with an extensive history of the Group of Seven. Hundreds of crisp colour plates, from Galleries, Corporate Collections, Museums, and private collections, from across Canada. Immerse yourself in Canadian landscape, handsomely...

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Author - Ann NewlandsSoft cover, 64 pages 9 x9 inchesFirefly Books, 2001A great introduction book to the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. Condensed but chocked full of information, photographs, sketches and paintings.This little book has all the information to introduce yourself to the Group of Seven. Written by author Anne Newlands. She has written many important books on Canadian...

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118 pages, softcoverAuthor: Laurie HamiltonFor many years, Maud Lewis was one of Nova Scotia's best-loved folk painters. In the 1990s she was embraced by the rest of the country when the landmark exhibition of her work The Illuminated Life of Maud Lewis travelled across Canada. By the time the tour was over, half a million people had become acquainted with...

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The Trail of Nenaboozhoo and Other Creation StoriesAuthor - Isaac MurdochEdited by Christi BelcourtIllustrations and artwork: Isaac Murdoch and Christi BelcourtSoftcover, 147 pagesEnglish and AnishinaabemowinKegedonce Press, 2020Nenaboozhoo left us many gifts.The Trail of Nenaboozhoo is a remarkable and powerful collection of sacred Ojibwe creation stories that tell of a legendary past in which Nenaboozhoo, the creator spirit of Ojibwe legend,...

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Author: Evelyn Waltershardcover, 192 pagesDundurn Press, 2005Ten women artists, counterparts of the Group of Seven, are finally being given their due. Long overlooked by critics and historians, they are today amongst the most sought-after Canadian painters. The Beaver Hall Group ventured into a male-dominated art world, lived remarkable lives, and produced exceptional work.This beautifully produced book portrays the life and...

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Author - David P. SilcoxSoftcover, 64 pages 9 x 9"Firefly Books, 2002ISBN: 1-55297-682-3An illustrated introduction to Thomson's work and life. Tom Thomson stands as the most important artist in Canadian history. A forerunner of the Group of Seven, Thomson's compelling works ignited a powerful national art movement that shaped the way Canadians view their land. This illustrated introduction to his...

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Tom ThomsonAuthors - David Silcox & Harold TownhardcoverRevised edition

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Hardcover, 160 pagesPublished by Goose Lane Editions with Art Gallery of Ontario, 2018Two generations of Inuit artists challenging the parameters of tradition.Kenojuak Ashevak shot to fame in 1970 when Canada Post printed The Enchanted Owl, a print of a black-and-red plumed nocturnal bird, on a postage stamp. She later became known as the magic-marker-wielding "grandmother of Inuit art," famous for...

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Written by Nancy E. Green, Kate Rutherford, and Toni TomlinsonHardcover Smyth-sewn casebound book, with jacket112 pages with more than 65 full-color imagesIncludes Index of ArtworksSize: 10 x 9 in.Walter J. Phillips (Canadian, b. England, 1884–1963) was already a critically acclaimed watercolorist by the time he immigrated to Winnipeg, Canada, in 1913. Once in Canada, he took up engraving but found...

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Robin Laurence, Mary Reid & Josée Drouin-BriseboisSoftcover, 164 pagesNational Gallery of Canada, 2010For over three decades, Wanda Koop has created an overwhelming body of work. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Wanda Koop: On the Edge of Experience, organized by the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Canada, this beautifully illustrated catalogue presents a selection of paintings, as...