Art for War and Peace: How a Great Public Art Project Helped Canada Discover Itself

"ART FOR WAR AND PEACE," a history of the Sampson-Matthews silkscreen prints by Ian Sigvaldason and Scott Steedman, and published by Read Leaf Press, has won the Benjamin Franklin gold seal award in the Art/Photography category. more


It was one of the largest public art projects in Canadian history. Between 1942 and 1963, a series of more than 100 silkscreen prints by 54 of the country’s top artists – including members of the Group of Seven and their associates. more