The Arts: treatments and subjects

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Indigenous Media Arts in Canada

Edited by Dana Claxton & Ezra Winton
Categories: History of art

Indigenous and settler scholars and media artists discuss and analyze crucial questions of narrative sovereignty, cultural identity, cultural resistance, and decolonizing creative practices.

Humans are ...

The Art of Misadventure

By (author) Dave Brosha
Foreword by Curtis Jones
Categories: Biography: arts and entertainment

Experience the quirky missteps, humorous adventures, and professional development of a renowned Canadian photographer in this entertaining memoir.

 

Join Canadian photographer, explorer, Fellow of the ...

Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge Volume II

Presented in English and Mi’kmaq, the latest chapter in this ambitious series presents a remarkable and respectful collaboration between an Indigenous and non-Indigenous artist, deepening and diversifying ...

Travailleurs

By (photographer) Drowster
Categories: Human figures depicted in art

When looking at workmen, we contemplate and question our world. |At the end of a five-year photographic quest across 19 countries, Drowster has collected portraits of over 180 men practising jobs or trades ...

L'atelier

« Les lieux nous définissent. Au-delà de ce qu’on soupçonne. C’est un atelier qui rend concret l’étrange état d’artiste. C’est là que les idées se condensent en objet; on y forge une ...

Spirits of the Coast

An insightful collection exploring the plight, past and promise of the Orca, powerful symbol of British Columbia’s wild coast and apex predator of all oceans.

Spirits of the Coast brings together the ...

Mary Pickford, Queen of the Silent Film Era

By (artist) George A. Walker
Categories: History of art

A successful actress whose work spanned 52 features, Mary Pickford helped establish the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the studio United Artists. She was the first woman to create her ...

Quest for Coomaraswamy

Text by Pratapaditya Pal
Categories: History of art

A biography of one of the pioneers in Asian art by the world’s foremost specialist in the arts of India, the Himalayas and South East Asia.

An intimate biography by Dr. Pratapaditya Pal, viewed by many ...

This Is Not a Hoax

By (author) Heather Jessup
Categories: History of art

This Is Not a Hoax shows how the work of some contemporary artists and writers intentionally disrupts the curatorial and authorial practices of the country’s most respected cultural institutions: art ...

Saltwater Classics from the Island of Newfoundland

By (author) Christine LeGrow & Shirley Scott
Categories: Knitting
Series: Saltwater Knits

Saltwater Classics will keep you toasty warm with beautiful hand-knitted hats, mitts, gloves, socks, and vamps. In this follow-up to the best-selling Saltwater Mittens, Christine LeGrow and Shirley A. ...