Terry Watkinson’s solo show is a salute to the beautiful country north of Lake Superior and west to the prairies, a region under represented in Canadian landscape painting but possessed of a strange fertile beauty. This is also an artist worth knowing, for his eclectic artistic background, as […]
Mary Pratt (1935-2018) earned a place as one of Canada’s most respected and popular still life artists with her hyper-realistic paintings of domestic activities: basting a turkey, preparing fish, cracking eggs. There’s even a memorial stamp of one of her most famous works, Jelly Shelf – 1999.
Joe Fafard, an internationally renowned sculptor and a favourite son of the Canadian West, died this weekend at his home in Saskatchewan. He brought a unique set of Prairie sculptures to almost every major Canadian city, the most famous his Running Horses outside the National Gallery of Canada.
Alex Cameron’s “celebration of pure pigment” make his paintings hum with life. His explorations with colour and texture have defined his work for over 40 years,
Erin Armstrong is a figurative painter on the rise, identified by Saatchi Art in 2014 as one of the world’s 20 emerging artists to watch. Represented by Toronto’s Bau-Xi Gallery, known to have an eye for identifying talent, Armstrong opens a solo show there March 7.
There is just something about the Canadian landscape genre that enables us to glimpse the very soul of nature, as we do in Quebec artist Julie Desmarais’ hauntingly beautiful paintings.