BlogNovember 11, 2018Study 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
Edwin Holgate, 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...
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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