Tag: William Kurelek

Passover – William Kurelek

On this Passover evening, the McMichael Canadian Collection has posted this moving painting by renowned Canadian artist William Kurelek, called Doctor’s Family Celebrating Passover, 1975. McMichael recently brought the painting into its collection. The image comes from a suite of 16 paintings titled Jewish Life in Canada that […]

A Snowy New Year: William Kurelek

Editor’s Note: These paintings are a tiny portion of Kurelek’s body of work. He was remarkable and troubled, a major force in Canadian art who produced some of the country’s most iconic modern works.  If you want more, dive into the superb online version of a major exhibit […]