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Michael Snow

Michael Snow is rightly recognized as the greatest living Canadian artist and one of the most significant figures in Canadian art history. In a productive, lengthy career, he has, in a wide variety of ...

The Stories Were Not Told

By (author) Sandra Semchuk
Foreword by Jen Budney
Categories: Photographs: collections

From 1914 to 1920, thousands of men who had immigrated to Canada from the Austro-Hungarian Empire were imprisoned as “enemy aliens,” many with their families. Most were Ukrainians; almost all were ...

Iron Road West

British Columbia wouldn’t exist without the railway; the province was brought into the Canadian Confederation in 1871 in exchange for the promise of a transcontinental line to the West Coast. It was ...

Album Rock

Album Rock is the account of writer Matthew Hollett’s research and road trip to isolated Ship Cove, on Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula to solve a mystery—the source of a captivating photograph. ...

Hubble's Universe

The first edition of Hubble’s Universe displayed 300 pages of high-resolution celestial portraits from the initial 22 years of the Hubble Space Telescope’s exploration of distant galaxies. This second ...

Searching for Mary Schäffer

Mary Schäffer was a photographer, writer, botanical painter, and mapmaker from Philadelphia, well known for her travels in the Canadian Rockies and Jasper at the turn of the 20th century. In Searching ...

Rover

By (author) Andrew Grant
Categories: Dogs as pets

In 2009, Andrew Grant began photographing dogs, starting with two French bulldogs at an unrelated commercial “shoot. ” Then he discovered the sad fact that millions of lost or abandoned dogs enter ...

Should Auld Acquaintance

By (author) Melanie Murray
Categories: Biography: general

Melanie Murray traces the footsteps of Jean Armour and Robert Burns through the village of Mauchline, where they met and married, to their final home in Dumfries, attempting to discover the woman who ...

Wade Davis

By (author) Wade Davis
Categories: Individual photographers

A stunning photography collection from celebrated anthropologist Wade Davis, representing the vast diversity of communities and cultural traditions he has encountered in the course of his career. To learn ...