Greta Guzek embraces the spirit of the West Coast. Her intricate designs and vivid colours have become a distinct feature of her artwork, which has gained wide appeal across Canada.
Montréal artist Joe Becker’s newest large-format paintings are a disturbing mix of innocence, nostalgia, decay, and mass-market characters and icons from his youth.
As Remembrance Day (and Veterans Day in the U.S.) approaches I was taken by this post from a long-time colleague about this work by Canadian artist Alex Colville. Craig Macinnis, a Toronto writer and former film critic, says he “can’t think of anyone who has captured war remembrance […]
David Thauberger’s Road Trips and Other Diversions is on exhibit at the Glenbow in Calgary, with a selection of familiar prairie settings. In his vision, “the vernacular architecture of the prairies bursts with pop art iridescence.”
Sandra Meigs, one of eight winners of the 2015 Governor General’s Awards in Visual Arts announced this week, has shaped painting in Canada for 40 years, including through a period when painting was maligned.
Artist Mitchell Fenton channels today’s handheld video devices for his journey through Canadian landscapes. The technique enables viewers to imagine what adventure would take place if we were able to hit play. (Above: Pause, oil on panel, 12″ x 15″) Historically, landscape painting was the main way the […]