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Hardcover, 320 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection & Figure 1 Publishing, 2021Author: Sarah Milroy A monument to the talent of Canadian women artists in the interwar period, Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment provides a full and diverse cross-country survey of the art made by women during this pivotal time, incorporating the work of both settler and Indigenous visual...

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Author - Ian A.C. Dejardin320 pages Gooselane Editions, 2020Hardcover (only)Winner, Canadian Museums Association’s Outstanding Achievement in Research AwardA Like Vision is a lavish celebration of the legacy of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, Canada's canonical landscape painters. The Group's depiction of the rugged beauty of the Canadian landscape - from the coastal mountains of British Columbia to the...

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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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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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Essays by curator Nadia Kurd and guest writers Sherry Farrell Racette and Dylan MinerBilingual: Anishinaabemowin and EnglishSoft Cover, 136 pagesThunder Bay Art Gallery2nd EditionThe 136-page softcover book features an artist's statement and essays by curator Nadia Kurd and guest writers Sherry Farrell Racette and Dylan Miner, in Anishinaabemowin and English. The beautiful, richly-illustrated book traces the artist's work over three...

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Essay by Ian ThomHardcover, 120 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2020 Generations of Canadian readers have cherished Maria Chapdelaine, a coming-of-age story set in the Quebec countryside. Vivid illustrations by Clarence Gagnon helped make this book a classic. Gagnon created fifty-four small paintings for the novel, which French author Louis Hermon wrote after a trip to Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean in 1912-13. To create...

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Author: Sarah Milroyhard cover, 180 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection & Goose Lane Publications. 2019From black cats to iconic snowscapes, Maud Lewis paints our waking dreams.One of Canada's most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis was famous in her lifetime for her brightly coloured and endearing paintings of rural Nova Scotia. Working from her tiny, road-side house in Marshalltown, she produced hundreds...

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Softcover, 84 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2021Introduction by Sarah Milroy; essays by exhibition curator Jessica Bradley and writers Sheila Heti and Ben LernerWhile women artists of the early twentieth century were known for depicting interior spaces as places of privacy and domestic quietude, Margaux Williamson's interiors reveal spaces of creativity, subjectivity, and a kind of anarchic experimentation. One of Canada's...

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Softcover, 80 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2021Authors - Esi Edugyan, Gaetane Verna, Emma Doubt, Sarah MilroyDenyse Thomasos (1964 - 2012) was a leading Trinidadian-Canadian painter whose epic paintings gather imagery drawn from a range of sources: woven Caribbean textiles,?slave ships, graveyards, villages, prison blocks, and shipyards.Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey,?co-curated by Gaëtane Verna and Sarah Milroy, commemorates her brilliant but too-short career....

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Softcover, 96 pages19 x 17 cmScala Arts Publishers Inc. & McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2018Author - Ian A.C. DejardinThe McMichael Canadian art Collection has a unique mandate to celebrate the art of Canada, which it does within a great building in beautiful grounds overlooking the Humber River Valley. Originally a home completed in 1954 for entrepreneur Robert McMichael and his...

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One forty-eight page 8½ x 11 in. coloring book with nineteen images to color. Each illustration is reproduced in a small, color version of the original artwork and as a full-page line drawing.Published with the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.Tom Thomson (Canadian, 1877–1917), the sixth of ten children, grew up on a farm near Leith, Ontario (on the shore of Georgian...

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Softcover, 100 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2021Author s- Jon Sasaki, Sarah Milroy, Alison DouglasIn Homage, large-scale photographs by Toronto-based artist Jon Sasaki depict glowing bacterial landscapes. Shown in microscopic detail, these bloomed bacterial cultures derive from swabs of the palettes and easels used by members of the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, held in the collection of the McMichael...

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softcover - 128 pagesCanadian Museums Association, 2016Celebrate 150 years of Canada’s creative excellence with recipes created by top chefs from across the country inspired by paintings from great Canadian artists from our nation’s museums and galleries. Included are three McMichael Collection inspired recipes!All over the country great chefs from all facets of our industry joined in. We each chose a...

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection Catalogue: One Hundred MasterworksAuthor - Joan MurraySoftcover - 205 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2006ISBN:9781424902866A treasury of two centuries of Canadian art relating the history of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and its founders, Robert and Signe McMichael.Illustrated are one hundred masterworks from the gallery's permanent collection of close to 6,000 artworks created by some of Canada's...

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Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest CoastAuthor: Ian M. Thomhardcover - 186 pagesDouglas & McIntyre, 2009ISBN: 978-1-55365-414-8In a stunning resurgence over the past few decades, contemporary First Nations artists of the Northwest Coast have established themselves as among the most dynamic and important artists working in North America. Challenging Traditions honours this success by presenting the work...

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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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Lawren Harris & His American ContemporariesRoald Nasgaard & Gwendolyn Owenshardcover, 204 pagesGoose Lane Editions & the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2017Lawren S. Harris is best known for his iconic landscape paintings that declare a sense of cool Canadian resilience. Yet, in the 1920s, an audacious and more colourful interior world began to emerge in his work, and by 1934, the...

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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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hardcover, 160 pagescolour images, beautiful mylar overlaysMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2017Author - Sarah Stanners, with essays by Anna Hudson and Daisy Charles Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson & Joyce Wieland sits at the intersection of exhibition catalogue and bookwork, serving as a site for documentation and intervention. Independently published by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, with the assistance of Ontario150...

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Authors Sarah Milroy and Ian DejardinSoftcover, 204 pagesDulwich Picture Gallery, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Vancouver Art GalleryThis beautifully illustrated book documents the life and work of David Milne (1882-1953), one of Canada’s greatest modern painters whose vast body of work shows him to be an artist of true originality and vision.With more than 100 works in oil and watercolour, never...

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Sarah Milroy, Ian A.C. Dejardin and Michael Parke-Taylorhard cover, 256 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, Winnipeg Art Gallery & Figure 1 Publishing. 2019Accompanying a major exhibition of the work of Winnipeg artist Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald organized by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in partnership with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Into the Light: Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald offers the first comprehensive look at...

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softcover, 115 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2017Hot off the press! Steve Driscoll + Finn O'Hara: Size Matters catalogue in its 1rst edition, includes full colour images of theirs works plus + exhibition shots, studio shots, and a synopsis of some of the works. This book is the perfect take-away from the exhibition.

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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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Hardcover, 224 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection & Gooselane Editions, 2022Author: Sarah Milroy Over three generations, the Sobey family of Nova Scotia has demonstrated their discerning and enthusiastic commitment to Canadian art. Accompanying a major exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the prestigious Sobey Art Award, Generations tells the story of...

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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: 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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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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Author: Dr. Nancy CampbellHardcover, 200 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection & Goose Land Editions, 2019bilingual English and Inuktitut, printed in CanadaWinner, 2021 Melva J. Dwyer AwardItee Pootoogook belonged to a new generation of Inuit artists who are transforming and reshaping the creative traditions that were successfully pioneered by their parents and grandparents in the second half of the 20th century.Itee Pootoogook...

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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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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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Authors - Jean Blodgett and Marie BouchardWinnipeg Art Gallery, 1986Softcover, 144 pages, 9" x 12"113 Illustrations, 12 in colourBack by popular demand! Jessie Oonark: A Retrospective is a 148-page art exhibition catalogue produced by the Winnipeg Art Gallery to support the travelling exhibition of Jessie Oonark's retrospective. Jessie Oonark (1906-1985) was prolific Inuk artist producing many prints and wall hangings...

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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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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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BY ROCH CARRIERILLUSTRATED BY SHELDON COHENTRANSLATED BY SHEILA FISCHMAN In the days of Roch's childhood, winters in the village of Ste. Justine were long. Life centered around school, church, and the hockey rink, and every boy's hero was Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Maurice Richard. Everyone wore Richard's number 9. They laced their skates like Richard. They even wore their hair...

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Written by Art Gallery of Ontario, David Wistow, Kelly McKinleySoftcover, 48 pagesreprint Oct 1, 2019For ages 8-12 years oldIn 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...

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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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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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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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Eyes on QuebecTreasures from the Andrée Rhéume Fitzhenry & Robert Fitzhenry CollectionAuthors: Katerina Atanassova, Sharona Adamowicz-Clements, Chris FinnMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2014softcover, 75 pagesThis commemorative catalogue features masterpieces by renowned Quebec artists from a private collection, a promised gift to the McMichael that will augment the Collection's permanent holdings on Quebec art. The book includes an introductory essay about the...

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Hardcover, 288 pagesMcClelland & Stewart, 2019The instant #1 national bestselling final work from Leonard Cohen, Canada's most celebrated poet and an artist whose audience spans generations and whose work is known and loved throughout the world.The Flame is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen's last poems, selected and ordered by the author in the final months of his life. Featuring...

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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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Discover Toronto's graffiti, murals & public art.by Nathalie Prézeau (Author, Photographer),? Johanne Pepin (Illustrator)softcover, 192 pagesWord-of-Mouth-Production, 2017Toronto Street Art Strolls is a glossy 192-page guide by local author Nathalie Prézeau, the result of a full year of searching and finding the best street art throughout Toronto. It reveals the exact location of the most impressive gems in 43 neighborhoods, with...

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Emily Carr in British ColumbiaHardcover, 304 pagesGooseland Editions, 2015Authors: Sarah Milroy & Ian DejardinWinner, Canadian Museum Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research -- ArtEmily Carr captures the natural and cultural landscapes of British Columbia like no other artist before or after her.Emily Carr captures the natural and cultural landscapes of British Columbia like no other artist before or after...

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Softcover, 180 pagesNational Geographic, 20174-1/4 x 7-1/4 inchesABOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC POCKET GUIDE TO THE NIGHT SKY OF NORTH AMERICAWe all gaze at the night sky in wonder—and this guidebook, the ninth in the National Geographic Pocket Guide series, provides a go-to reference for everything filling the dark canvas above us. A basic guide to the solar system, distant galaxies, exoplanets...

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hardcover, 272 pages9x10 finished, three booklets adhered to a single case, essays, artwork plates and two flipbooks, printed in CanadaPublication to accompany Stephen Andrews:Aftermath, a major exhibition organized by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, November 10th 2018 to February 18th 2019.This unique publication accompanying the exhibition Stephen Andrews: Frames of War, sits at the intersection of exhibition catalogue and artist...

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Hardcover, 120 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2018Author - Mark V. CampbellBefore there was Drake, there was The 6. The genesis and rise of Toronto's Hip Hop culture.Amongst the algorithmic pulsations that remap informational networks at the whim of any giant tech company, hip hop culture produces ways of knowing (and being in) the world that continually disrupt the status quo.Guided...

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Dianne Bos, the Sleeping Green: No Man's Land 100 Years Later = un No Man's Land Cent Ans AprèsHardcover, 144 pagesAuthor: Harry VandervlistPrinting Services University of Lethbridge, 2017Dianne Bos: The Sleeping Green - No Man's Land 100 Years Later / Un no man's land cent ans après is a publication catalogue based on a touring exhibition of 36 photographs taken...

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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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Tom ThomsonAuthors - David Silcox & Harold TownhardcoverRevised edition

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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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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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Northern Pine: Watercolours and Drawings by the Group of Seven from the McMichael Canadian Art CollectionAuthor - Ian ThomKelowna Art Gallery, 2020Softcover, 116 pagesCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the Group of Seven, this exhibition offers audiences a seldom seen side of Canadian art history. It presents 66 of the Group’s largely unknown works, such as a portfolio of lithographs that...

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112 pp., 10 x 9 in.Smyth-sewn casebound, with jacket70 drawings, prints, and photographsIncludes Foreword; Index of Artworks; and Selected Exhibitions, Collections, and Publications Essay and Foreword written in English, French, and InuktitutKenojuak Ashevak was a matriarch of modern Inuit art. Raised on the land in an isolated Arctic community, she went on to break artistic gender barriers, set sales records,...

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by Dorothy Eber (Author), Bernadette Engelstad (Author), Ingo Hessel (Author), Heather Igloliorte (Author), Zacharias Kunuk (Author), Christine Lalonde (Author), Robert McGhee (Author), David Piqtoukun (Author), Alootook Ipellie (Author), John Ralston Saul (Afterword), Gerald McMaster (Editor)288 pages - softcoverA gorgeous retrospective on the transformation of Inuit art in the 20th century, mirroring the vast and poignant cultural changes in the North.In...

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By Michelle GewurtzHardcover, 144 pagesArt Canada Institute, 2019The daughter of celebrated photographer Harold Mortimer-Lamb, Vancouver-born artist Molly Lamb Bobak (1920-2014) joined the Canadian Women's Army Corps in 1942 and was sent overseas to London, becoming the first Canadian woman war artist. She brashly captured women's military life and roles during the Second World War in her paintings, illustrated diaries, and...

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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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Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoorssoftcover, 192 pagesQuirk Books, 20135.5 x 7 inchesFinally, here’s a guide for people who love good food and the great outdoors. Campfire Cuisine provides more than 100 recipes for delicious, healthy, satisfying meals to make at your campsite or in any outdoor setting. Also included are tips on meal planning, shopping, and choosing the right...

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by Roy McGregorhardcover - 320 pagesRandom House Canada, 2015One of our favourite chroniclers of all things Canadian presents a rollicking, personal, photo-filled history of the relationship between a country and its canoes. From the earliest explorers on the Columbia River in BC or the Mattawa in Ontario to a doomed expedition of voyageurs up the Nile to rescue Khartoum; from...

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Inuksuit: Silent Messengers of the ArcticAuthor - Norman HallendyDouglas & McIntyre, 2000Softcover, 127 pages10.5 x 9.5 inches52 PhotographsISBN: 1-55054-874-3The first comprehensive book about the Arctic’s ancient stone figures called inuksuit, as told by Inuit elders to author Norman Hallendy, together with his rare and wonderful photographs.The mysterious stone figures known as inuksuit can be found throughout the circumpolar world. Built...

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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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softcover - 128 pagesCanadian Museums Association, 2016Celebrate 150 years of Canada’s creative excellence with recipes created by top chefs from across the country inspired by paintings from great Canadian artists from our nation’s museums and galleries. Included are three McMichael Collection inspired recipes!All over the country great chefs from all facets of our industry joined in. We each chose a...

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Casebound book with a special lay-flat binding and sturdy, flexible cover56 pages with 25 images to colour on high-quality paperSize: 5½ x 8½ in.Colouring pages are blank on the back so they can be cut out and displayed.Published with Dorset Fine ArtsThe formation of Kinngait Studios in the late 1950s laid the groundwork for a legendary printmaking tradition. About 1,200...

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by Paul Covello, Leor BoshiHarper Collings Publishing Ltd, 2016softcover - 128 pagesFrom Green Gables in Prince Edward Island to the rugged coast of British Columbia to the majestic North, colour your way across Canada with scenes that capture our country from coast to coast to coast.

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Author - Louis HermonIntroduction and notes by Michael GnarowskiTranslated by W.H. Blake176 pages, paperback novel (no images)Maria Chapdelaine, the quintessential novel of the rugged life of early French-Canadian colonists, is based on the author's experiences as a hired hand in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean area. A young woman living with her family on the Quebec frontier, Maria endures the hardships of isolation...

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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 - Nicholas JenningsSoftcover, 336 pagesPenguin Canada, 2018The definitive biography of Canada’s most beloved singer-songwriter, a legendary musician who helped define the folk-pop era. From the tender ballad of “Beautiful” to the historical lament of “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” to the plaintive political plea of “Black Day in July,” Gordon Lightfoot’s songs have inspired and enchanted fans for...

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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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Tim Pitsiulak: Drawings and Prints from Cape Dorsethardcover - 84 pages with more than 70 reproductions and photographs. Includes Index of ArtworksSize: 9 x 8 inchesOnly a handful of years into his career, Timmuuti “Tim” Pitsiulak spearheaded a new direction in Inuit art. The nephew of renowned artist Kenojuak Ashevak, Pitsiulak (1967–2016) reveled in the challenges of art and life...

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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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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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Historica CanadaHardcover, 416 pagesOctober, 2015Every day tells a storyCanada 365 is a beautifully illustrated book that shows what happened on this day in Canada--from January 1 to December 31--from historical turning points to the odd and unusual, to milestones in sports, business, politics and entertainment.Featuring over 400 photographs with multiple entries for every day, Canada 365 forms a fascinating and...

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By Samantha BurtonHardcover, 128 pages, Art Canada Institute, 2020ISBN - 13:9781487102111One of Canada’s most important Impressionist artists, Helen McNicoll achieved remarkable international success during a tragically short career. Remembered for her bright and sunny rural landscapes, charming child subjects, and modern female figures, McNicoll’s art helped introduce Canadians to the Impressionist movement at a time when it was still relatively...

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By Michael Parke-TaylorHardcover,128 pagesArt Canada Institute, 2019Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald (1890-1956) imbued his art with the beauty and essence of his surroundings. Although he became the Group of Seven's tenth member in 1932, his style was vastly different from his counterparts in Ontario. His realist images of domesticity revealed his focus on the extraordinary aspects...

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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 - Eklipz9.25 x 12.25 Incheshardcover, 55 pagesStore House Media Inc., 2010Hip Hop Homage is a book of 50 paintings of 50 prominent Hip Hop Artists and groups that have helped shape and build the culture we know and love. The artist Eklipz uses a unique style of fushion and precision with grafitti and portraiture, in order to capture the...

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Lawren Harris & His American ContemporariesRoald Nasgaard & Gwendolyn Owenshardcover, 204 pagesGoose Lane Editions & the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2017Lawren S. Harris doit sa renommée à ses paysages emblématiques pénétrés d'un force tranquille résolument canadienne. Dans les années 1920, un monde intérieur audacieux et coloré commence à se manifester dans son œuvre, et en 1934, contre toute attente, il...

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Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons7 x 10.5 inches, 328 pagesGreystone Books, 2016An unforgettable and beautifully illustrated memoir of one man’s journeys in the eastern Arctic over 50 years, and a revealing look into the world of the Inuit.Arctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy’s journey to the far north began in 1958, when many Inuit, who traditionally...

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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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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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By Judith RodgerHardcover, 144 pagesArt Canada Institute, 2019Passionately and unapologetically Canadian, artist and activist Greg Curnoe (1936-1992) transformed his hometown of London, Ontario, into an important city for artistic production. Born in 1936, he strongly rejected the idea of moving to "the centre" (Toronto or New York) and spearheaded London Regionalism, a movement that focused on everyday life and turned...

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Sarah Milroy, Ian A.C. Dejardin and Michael Parke-Taylorhard cover, 256 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, Winnipeg Art Gallery & Figure 1 Publishing. 2019Dernier artiste à se joindre au légendaire Groupe des Sept, Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald (1890-1956) demeure le moins connu des artistes du collectif. Auteur de magnifiques dessins et peintures représentant ses prairies bien-aimées et les ruelles de Winnipeg sa ville...

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On the Labradorauthor: Arnold Zagerishardcover, 248 pagesFitzhenry and Whiteside, 2014Why Labrador? One of my most persistent memories of this rarely seen part of Canada has been northern Labrador's vastness, isolation and wildness. Far from busy roads or crowded villages the Kiglapaits, Kaumajets and Torngat mountains rise from a deep cold sea, isolated, ice-covered and bare. Misty fjords, towering cliffs and...

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Hardcover, 216 pages, 9 x 10 inchesFigure 1 Publishing, 2022Dempsey Bob; Foreword by co-curator Sarah Milroy. In collaboration with the McMichael Canadian Art Collection & the Audain Art MuseumDempsey Bob: In His Own Voice is based on the first full-scale solo museum exhibition of this extraordinary Tahltan-Tlingit artist, one of the finest living carvers of the Northwest Coast. Drawing from...

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Softcover, 91 pagesMcMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2022Sarah Milroy, Miriam Toews, Clayton Thomas-Muller       Looking at this painting, I feel the unpredictability of life, the power of nature, my insignificance, just as I feel comfort and consolation, the relief of knowing that, in this moment, I'm okay. I'm lonely and anguished at the thought of this dark, fearsome world...

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First published in 1973Softcover, 48 pagesAge Range: 10 and upA delightful Canadian classic by William Kurelek, featuring his artwork.