Tag: Canadian photography

Susan Dobson: An eye for alienation

Canadian photo-based artist Susan Dobson covers suburban culture, architecture, and landscape in a portfolio that takes on everything from the rising moon to toy-strewn basements.  Her sharp observations on urban development and alienation have brought her international recognition.  (Above: Flight Path, from the series Dislocation) End of the […]

‘Dead Troops Talk’ Goes for $3.6 Million

Canadian artist Jeff Wall’s famed large-format Dead Troops Talk went for $3.6 million at Christie’s New York this week, making the work the most expensive Canadian photo ever sold at auction. The original estimate was $1.5 to $2 million for the 90  x 164″ work,  Dead Troops Talk (A […]

Peter Gumpesberger: A Mood of Stillness

Peter Gumpesberger’s travels have yielded a series of arresting images set to go on exhibit and sale May 3 in Toronto. (Above: “There’s No Place Like Home” – Wai-iti, New Zealand). His images are often reflective and solitary and create a mood of serenity, stillness, reverence for nature, […]