Category: Painting

War & Remembrance

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 […]

Pop Goes the Prairie

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.”

Landscapes: Please hit ‘play’

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 […]