Category: 150 Artists

Canadian Artists You Should Know – An Ongoing Series

12/150: Jack Chambers – Relentless

Jack Chambers (1931-1978) was a groundbreaking artist and filmmaker whose photo-realistic style was influenced by his contact with surrealism during early study in Spain. It was his diagnosis with leukemia in 1969, at age 38, which prompted him to work relentlessly on paintings, prints and film while he travelled the world in search […]

9/150: Sorel Etrog, Existentialist

Sorel Etrog (1933-2014)  is best known for his abstracted figurative sculpture, some of it currently on exhibition at Winchester Galleries in Victoria, B.C. (above). Etrog was a towering figure in Canadian modern art, as well as an accomplished writer.