BlogMarch 30, 2019
BlogNovember 11, 2018
Commemorating Canada’s Forgotten Victory in WWI"Study for 'The Canadians Opposite Lens'", c. 1917-8 by Augustus John
BlogAugust 16, 2018
Fine Art and Floor TilesFritz Brandtner's "Factory Worker (Machine Shop)", c. 1938/9
BlogMay 19, 2018
J.E.H. MacDonald’s “Last Trip to “‘North Country’”During a sketching tour to northern Georgian Bay in September 1931, MacDonald painted Poplar Point, Sturgeon Bay. Using an open and fluid brush, his late summer painting depicts a rugged shoreline punctuated by a cluster of poplar trees. With an isolated foreground of trees on a rocky outcrop, a middleground...
BlogMay 10, 2018
One of Holgate's most striking images, "Nude by a Lake", c. 1933Careful draughtsmanship and a profound knowledge of the clean modernist aesthetic led Edwin Holgate to be a central figure in the development of Canadian art in the 1920s and 1930s and to be what the National Gallery calls 'instrumental in the revival of woodblock printing.' Holgate recognized the capacity of...
BlogMarch 21, 2018
Oil painting and pencil drawing by Edwin Holgate “signature achievements” of his 1926 trip to La Malbaie
BlogOctober 28, 2017
A pioneer female artist's portraits and Montreal family tiesLaura Adeline Muntz Lyall
BlogSeptember 21, 2017
Arthur Lismer in Bon Echo
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