The legendary Joyce Wieland (1931-1998) was a mixed-media artist, experimental filmmaker and Canadian nationalist whose feminist art made use of sewing, knitting, rug hooking and embroidery. She had a powerful influence on modernist art, and her 1971 retrospective at the National Gallery of Canada was the first ever for a woman artist.
Michael Snow (b: 1928) remains a giant, renowned in film, sound, sculpture, photography and painting. He may be best known by the general public for the spectators sculpture on the side of the Rogers Centre and the Canada geese in flight at the Eaton Centre. But he has always been a whirlwind, […]
An important U.S. exhibition of the photo-based work of Michael Snow pays tribute to the multi-faceted Canadian artist. You may know him for the flying geese at the Eaton Centre in Toronto, or his fan sculptures atop the Rogers Centre.
NOTE: Michael Snow is also updated in the 150 Artists for Canada 150 series, here. Michael Snow must really be a polymath. The cultural impact of this Canadian artist, filmmaker, musician, videographer, sculptor and painter is phenomenal, given that just two of his remarkable installations hold thousands of tourists […]