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Many of Dell and Lauren Pohlman’s favourite artists are known for obsessive approaches to art making. For example, the Calgary couple owns Toronto artist Ken Nicol’s "1000 Bugs", which consists of 1,000 insects collected by the artist. more

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When visitors arrive at Murray Quinn’s home in Grand Prairie, the first thing they see is "Icarus", a large-scale sculpture of a boat by Alberta artist Peter von Tiesenhausen. more

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Joan McConnell bought her first piece of art in 1947, one month after getting married in Australia. The piece, a copy of a luminous landscape by Australian Elioth Gruner, was all the young librarian could afford. more

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TWO COLLECTORS TALK ABOUT THEIR PASSION -- Ian Sigvaldason: From Hockey Cards to High Art; Henry Beaumont: Collecting Alberta Art more

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Galleries West asked four prominent Western Canadian collectors (ROMANA KASPAR-KRAFT, PAUL CRAWFORD, BILL SHURNIAK and TAMAR ZENITH) to share thoughts, insights and tips about the art of collecting art. more

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