Tag: Photography

Richard Johnson: Ice Huts

Ten years, 10 provinces, 1,000 photos is the way White Wall Gallery North is billing this exhibition of Richard Johnson’s work (April 19 through June 7, Toronto). These provisional shelters offer a colourful glimpse into the Canadian culture of Ice Fishing. Sheet metal, faux wood

Vimy Ridge 100th Anniversary

This is the best image I’ve seen to mark the 100th Anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge today.  Well worth noting. View this post on Instagram These boots adorned with poppies at the Canadian National Memorial in northern France represent the 3,598 Canadians who died at Vimy […]

17/150: Michael Snow – Always Inquiring

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, […]

14/150: William James Topley

Ottawa photographer William James Topley (1845–1930) was an important chronicler of people and events in Canada’s capital in the 50 years after Confederation.  In effect, he was Canada’s first celebrity photographer, recording Royal visits, Prime Ministers and the lives of leading citizens. But he also documented significant social issues, including immigration. For […]