The Arts: treatments and subjects

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Peace Dancer

Powerful illustrations accompany this skillfully told legend of the flood from the renowned Northwest Coast Legends series. Illustrated and told by renowned First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers and ...

Giotto and the St Francis cycle

First title in the series Stories Behind the Art, giving simple, clear descriptions of Giotto’s 28 frescoes in the Upper Church of the St. Francis Basilica in Assisi.

Supplemented by brief excerpts ...

The Life and Art of Jack Akroyd

By (author) Peter Busby
Introduction by Paul Wolf
Categories: History of art
Series: The Unheralded Artists of BC

“Mother Tongue’s noble rescue project, now eight in the Unheralded Artists of BC series… insightfully written… a sumptuously designed book, and contains a generous number of photographs of Akroyd’s ...

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

“Uncovers an important chapter in the adolescent years of Canadian identity… the book is an expertly collected document of the early efforts made by a young, spirited country desperate to define itself. ...

Orca Chief

Winner of a Moonbeam Spirit Award (2015) and a finalist for the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award (2016), Orca Chief is the third in a series of Northwest Coast legends by renowned ...

La galerie LeBreton

Voyez de près des chars imposants, des pièces d’artillerie et autres machines de guerre. Apprenez-en davantage sur la technologie militaire employée par les Canadiens et leurs ennemis en temps de ...

Wild Women

Wild Women is a celebration of the wilderness as seen through the eyes of these three women artists: Joyce Burkholder, Kathy Haycock and Linda Sorensen. The book presents reproductions of each artist's ...

Black Ice

David Blackwood was born in 1941 in the outport community of Wesleyville, to a family with a long seafaring history. Recognized as an artistic prodigy, he was awarded a Government of Newfoundland Centennial ...

Joni Mitchell

By (author) Malka Marom
Categories: Traditional and folk music

When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 ...

The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

By (author) Patrick Grant
Categories: History of art
Series: Cultural Dialectics

As Grant demonstrates, quite apart from furnishing a highly revealing self-portrait of their author, van Gogh's letters are compelling for their imaginative and expressive power, as well as for the perceptive ...