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ALEX JANVIERGreg Hill, Lee-Ann Martin and Chris DuekerNational Gallery of Canada, 2016200 pp 100 col. ill. 11 x 9 in softcover A canonical figure in Native American art history, Alex Janvier has maintained a 50-year artistic practice that fuses aboriginal traditions with modernist abstraction. Influenced by Kandinsky and Klee, his murals and works on paper, canvas and linen explore the...

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Authors - by Ian Sigvaldason & Scott SteedmanReadLeaf, 2015hardcover, 240 pagesArt for War and Peace: How a Great Public Art Project Helped Canada Discover Itself is the amazing story of the largest public art project in Canadian history: the Sampson-Matthews print program. The program began as wartime propaganda during WWII and lasted into the 1960s. It cost tens of millions...

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Greg Hill, Gerald McMaster, Virginia Eichhorn, Alan Corbiere, Crystal Migwans and Ann BeamCarl Beam was a powerful voice in contemporary art in Canada. A key Anishnaabe artist, he drew upon all the cultural resources at the disposal of a contemporary artist. This catalogue, exhibition and tour of fifty magnificent and challenging works by Beam, is the first such opportunity to...

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116 pages, hardcover20 years after its first publication, the book that charmed them all is back in print in a hardcover gift edition.Maud Lewis has become one of Canada’s favourite folk artists, and her buoyant winter pictures of nature, pets, farm animals, and people at work and play are among her most charming. Her hands were twisted with arthritis, but...

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Clarence Gagnon: An Introduction to His Life and ArtAuthor - Anne NewlandsSoftcover - 64 pagesFirefly Books Ltd, 2005ISBN:1554070821Clarence Gagnon is best known for his illustrations for Louis Hémon's novel, Maria Chadelaine. His quaint Quebec landscapes and simple town life snap-shots were a signature of his passion for the outdoors.

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David Milne: An Introduction to His Life and ArtAuthor - David P. Silcoxsoftcover | 64 pagesFirefly Books Ltd, 2005ISBN - 978-1552-977552David Milne (1882 - 1953) was according to America's foremost art critic, Clement Greenberg, among the three greatest artists of their generation in North America. Milne's highly original paintings from his early career in New York City earned him critical...

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Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven Author: Ross Kinghardcover | 6" x 9" | 504 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, Douglas & McIntyre, 2010ISBN 978-1-55365-362-243 colour illustrations, 50 black & white illustrationsA Governor General´s Award–winning author recounts the turbulent years during which a group of young Canadian painters went from obscurity to international renown.Beginning in 1912, Defiant...

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50 Guitars & 50 Stories from Inlay Artist William "Grit" LaskinHardcover, Grand Complications is the story behind the story of fifty of these original designs from 2003 to the present. It is a look inside guitarmaker William "Grit" Laskin’s creative process, how he teases out a client’s interests and intentions, how he develops and refines his ideas, and how he...

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In the Footsteps of the Group of SevenAuthors: Jim & Sue Waddingtonsoftcover, 256 pagesGoose Lane Editions & the Art Gallery of Sudbury, 2013In July 1977, Jim and Sue Waddington set off on their own expedition to discover the places that inspired these artists. Determined to locate, document, and photograph the actual landscapes that inspired A.Y. Jackson, Franklin Carmichael, Arthur Lismer,...

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author - James Kinghardcover, 392 pages16.2 x 2.9 x 23.6 cmDundern Press, 2015David Milne is one of Canada’s finest artists, a man whose work speaks to the intricate beauty of the world as he experienced it.David Milne (1882-1953) dedicated his life to exploring nature and casting it into art in a variety of modernist formats. He was born into poverty...

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Author: Dr. Sarah StannersEditor: Naomi Potterhardcover, cloth bound,92 pagesEsker Foundation, 2016Jack Bush: In Studio is a lovely accompaniment to the exhibition organized by the Esker Foundation in Calgary. Each painting in this cloth-bound catalogue is flanked by notes on the painting, exhibition history of the piece, and provenance. Photographed at the Esker Foundation, see the paintings hung together for the...

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Lawren Harris: An Introduction to his Life and ArtAuthor - Joan MurraySoftcover - 64 pages, 9 x 9 inchesFirefly Books, 2003ISBN:1-55297-764-1An introduction to one of Canada's favourite painters, Lawren Harris. Includes 54 full colour plates, and a detailed chronology. As one of the original members of the Group of Seven, Lawren Harris has made tracks in the art world painting...

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softcover, 44 pages26 colour platesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2016Celebrate 50 years with this publication showing a visual dialogue between the art of the past and art in the present.

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Book only.Author and Illustrator: Christi BelcourtTranslators: Laura Burnouf and Rita FlamandElder Validation: Rose RichardsonSoftcover, 80 pagesGabriel Dumont Institute, 2007Printed in CanadaBook onlyBased on Métis artist Christi Belcourt’s painting “Medicines to Help Us,” this innovative and vibrant resource honours the centuries-old healing traditions of Métis women. For this stunning set of twenty-seven gallery-quality prints and accompanying companion booklet, Christi Belcourt fuses...

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Book & PrintsAuthor and Illustrator: Christi BelcourtTranslators: Laura Burnouf and Rita FlamandElder Validation: Rose RichardsonSoftcover, 80 pagesGabriel Dumont Institute, 2007Printed in CanadaBased on Métis artist Christi Belcourt’s painting “Medicines to Help Us,” this innovative and vibrant resource honours the centuries-old healing traditions of Métis women. For this stunning set of twenty-seven gallery-quality prints and accompanying companion booklet, Christi Belcourt fuses...

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Written by Art Gallery of Ontario, David Wistow, Kelly McKinleySoftcover, 48 pagesreprint Oct 1, 2019In the early twentieth century, a group of Toronto artists became friends. They shared a love of traveling and exploring Canada's landscape. Their paintings were very different from the art of the time, capturing not just how the landscape looked, but how it made the artists...

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By Joni Mitchell136 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019A gorgeous compendium of Joni Mitchell's handwritten lyrics and drawings, originally handcrafted as a gift for a select group of friends in 1971 and now available to the public for the first timeIn 1971, as her album Blue topped charts around the world, Joni Mitchell crafted one hundred copies of Morning Glory on...

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Northern Light: The Enduring Mystery of Tom Thomson and the Woman Who Loved Him.Author - Roy MacGregorsoftcover - 356 pagesRandom House Canada, 2011ISBN: 978-0-307-35740-3Roy MacGregor's lifelong fascination with Tom Thomson first led him to write Canoe Lake, a novel inspired by a distant relative's affair with one of Canada's greatest painters. Now, MacGregor breaks new ground, re-examining the mysteries of...

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Open Country - Michael Adamson PaintingsAuthor - Joan MurrayHardcover - A fresh and imaginative interpretation of the Open Country series and paintings of the Canadian artist Michael Adamson, this book is written by Joan Murray whose perspective as one of Canada’s leading art historians contributes to a new understanding of Adamson’s work.Murray finds that Adamson’s response to the natural terrain...

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