Tag: Maud Lewis

Quick Hits – Finding Fakes

Maud Lewis has become a revered Canadian artist but her folk art works are now so popular that forgers have become a risk. (Above: Sandy Cove in Autumn ) The CBC has just published a fascinating piece on the risks of forgery for Lewis’s paintings, with info on […]

21/150: Maud Lewis, The Movie

British actor Sally Hawkins is turning heads and creating Oscar buzz for her role as Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis (1903-1970) in a movie that also stars Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke.  (It opened April 14 in select cities). Maudie (trailer below) tells one of the most compelling stories […]