Artist Mitchell Fenton opens a solo show in Toronto this month with high action scenes celebrating downhill skiing. “We’re going back to its origins, to a time of adventurers, risk-takers, tricksters, acrobats and romantics… on minimal equipment,” says the Alison Milne gallery, hosting the exhibition.
I live on Georgian Bay so this vintage-look postcard drew me in. Even better when I realized these cards depicting beloved places all over Canada are by artist Mitchell Fenton. (See a previous post on him here.)
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 […]