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A larger-than-life portrait of Vincent van Gogh by the late Saskatchewan artist Joe Fafard is inaugurating a new outdoor exhibition space at Calgary's Masters Gallery. Read more

NEWS

A show that opens today at Masters Gallery in Calgary gives art lovers a rare opportunity to view two dozen little-seen paintings by Tom Thomson. Read more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

James Wyper says the purpose of an artist is to ground consciousness in reality. Read more

STORIES

An artist with a self-confessed “antique hand” who paints landscapes that seem a throwback to Romanticism is bound to raise eyebrows in a digital age ruled by irony, post-modern genre-bending and anything-goes mash-ups. Read more

STORIES

Former broadcaster Diane Howard Langlois focuses her art around her trips to the Arctic and Antarctic, so it seems odd to catch her escaping the Calgary winter in Arizona. Read more

STORIES

RFM McInnis "The Demise of Seventeenth Avenue" (detail) 1979

Collection of Glenbow

Painted from life, one figure at a time, it depicted 60 of the noted artists, dealers, framers, and patrons of the time, in multiple panels totaling 12 metres. Read more

NEWS

In "Tuesday in New York", Calgary photographer John Dean presents images of fire escapes on the exterior of buildings. Read more

STORIES

Joanie McGuffin holds a copy of a Lawren Harris painting, "Island Lake Superior"

Photo: ©Gary McGuffin.

For the last few years, art historian Michael Burtch, along with two friends, Joanie and Gary McGuffin, have been exploring picturesque spots in Northern Ontario, trying to retrace trips that artists from the Group of Seven made almost a century ago. Read more

NEWS

Masters Gallery presents an exhibition and sale of select works by Don Kottmann, a 2014 recipient of the prestigious Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant. Read more

NEWS

Taken from a purely intellectual point of view, Jean-Paul Riopelle led a charmed life. Read more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

"Birch Grove Algonquin Park"

John Dean

A popular misconception is that Tom Thomson was a member of the Group of Seven. Read more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

Randolph T. Parker grew up in Huntsville, Ontario, and currently lives and works on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Read more

STORIES

Notable at home and abroad for his powerful works reflecting the tender emotions of solitude and despair, Quebec artist Jean Paul Lemieux’s landscapes, cities, people and faces are instantly recognizable. Read more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

In his intense use of oil paint, it is obvious that Pieter Molenaar admires the Old Dutch Masters of his home country. But there’s something more to the work of this artist who moved to Canada in 1979. Read more

STORIES

Joane Cardinal-Schubert is a story-teller. In conversation, in writing, in the way she approaches her work. Ask a question and you'll hear an anecdote. Read more

STORIES