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The artist’s studio, in the popular imagination, is a place of exceptional myth and, as a consequence, one of potent cliché. more

Sep 9, 2017 12:00 PM ART TO COLLECT

Congratulations to Peter von Tiesenhausen and David Cantine, whose works have been installed at the new Simons at Londonderry Mall. more

Aug 25, 2017 10:39 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

When Tim Okamura was a student at the Alberta College of Art and Design, he dreamed about living in New York. more

May 19, 2017 9:11 PM ART TO COLLECT

If you grew up on the Prairies, Linda Lindemann’s landscapes may evoke a nostalgic ache. more

Dec 2, 2016 2:16 PM ART TO COLLECT

Toronto artist Steve Driscoll presents a suite of paintings about celestial phenomena in "And a Dark Wind Blows," an immersive installation that features an artificial lake and boardwalk. more

Sep 4, 2016 7:24 PM PREVIEWS

PETER VON TIESENHAUSEN is a prime example of what people mean when they speak of an artist as “unique.” more

Nov 25, 2015 1:31 PM DOCUMENTARIES

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Photo Cydney Toth

Several art awards. more

Sep 24, 2015 9:27 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Looking at Julian Forrest’s work is like flipping through a collection of short stories. His paintings feel like magic realism, surreal tableaux frozen in ambiguous time and opaque settings. It’s easy to yearn for a unifying narrative. more

Sep 7, 2015 6:59 PM ART TO COLLECT

The winner of the 4th annual Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize is Julian Forrest (nominated by Brenda Barry Byrne of Strathcona County Art Gallery@501, Sherwood Park). Forrest received a cheque for $10,000. more

Jun 26, 2015 12:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

While Clay Ellis often titles his sculptural paintings after personal encounters with the ranchland of his youth in Medicine Hat, AB, a central irony is that they actually look nothing like nature. Oddly, his art reminds one of art itself. more

Oct 12, 2014 3:50 PM EXHIBITIONS

Gordon Harper’s oil paintings evoke scalding summer days of desultory wandering through aging neighbourhoods that seem nearly devoid of life. more

ART TO COLLECT

"Clouds and the Road Home"

Photo Credit: Gallery Jones.

When Greg Hardy talks about expressing his emotional reaction to the land through the materiality of paint and canvas, he’s not referring to mere sentiment. more

Aug 28, 2013 12:00 AM ART TO COLLECT

Peter Robertson recommends looking for an artist with a proven track record. He often proposes David Alexander from his stable of artists for this very reason. more

Apr 30, 2012 12:00 AM ART TO COLLECT

THE WEIRD, WONDERFUL WORLD OF EDMONTON PAINTER DANA HOLST. more

Aug 31, 2009 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Following the death of his mother and a move south of Edmonton to an acreage at Mulhurst Bay, and in the midst of making preparations for a working-trip to Greece, Darrah sat back and took stock of his role as an abstract painter. more

Apr 30, 2008 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

“This is 30 years of painting experience coming into play in these works,” says Albi, an Italian-born artist who’s lived in Canada since 1951. more

Dec 31, 2006 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Landscape painter David Alexander might document the coast of Newfoundland or paint a volcanic wasteland in Iceland, but he keeps returning to a handful of archetypal Canadian vistas. more

Dec 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

In modernist art history’s search for the liberation of colour, beginning with Cézanne, David Cantine’s four coloured discs represent a triumph. more

Aug 31, 2004 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

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