Tag Archives: Canadian Art

Restarting-retiring

This post is to flag that I am getting back into blogging now that I am retired from full-time work in IT . Some likely coming ‘attractions’ Notes on the more interesting books I come across Images/comments on my Art work, … Continue reading

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Images Of The Land; Canadian Block Prints 1919-1945.

Patrician Ainslie, Glenbow Museum, Calgary. 1985, 165 pp. Colour, B/W illus. bibliography, exhibition catalogue, monograph. Excellent and rare illustrations and biographical info on the many Canadian Artists of the period working in relief printmaking. Discussions of genre, themes and influences … Continue reading

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Scottie Wilson ; Peddler Turned Painter

By Anthony J Petullo and Katherine M. Murrell. 2004. Petullo Publishing, Milwaukee. 78 pp. illus. The story of a Scottish Jewish working class man  who re-invented himself as an outsider artist. Well illustrated  linear biography of his adventurous life and … Continue reading

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