Biographies d’artistes

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Leonard Cohen

Par (auteur) Christophe Lebold
Catégories: Histoire de la musique

Leonard Cohen has aimed high: to be all Jewish heroes at once. Like Jacob, he struggled with angels. Like David, he sang psalms and seduced women. But he never ceased doing what he did best: going from ...

The Art of Misadventure

Par (auteur) Dave Brosha
Avant-propos de Curtis Jones
Catégories: Biographies d’artistes

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 ...

Approaching Fire

In Approaching Fire, Michelle Porter embarks on a quest to find her great-grandfather, the Métis fiddler and performer Léon Robert Goulet. Through musicology, jigs and reels, poetry, photographs, and ...

Voice of Rebellion

Par (auteur) Roberta Staley
Catégories: Biographies d’artistes

Many have tried to silence her, but Mozhdah Jamalzadah remains the most powerful female voice of her generation in Afghanistan, boldly speaking out about women’s rights. Voice of Rebellion charts her ...

Working for the Man, Playing in the Band

Par (auteur) Damon Wood
Avec Phil Carson
Catégories: Musique populaire

In a memoir certain to fascinate Mr. Dynamite’s millions of fans, as well as musicians and industry insiders, Wood recalls how a chance encounter with James Brown led him to embrace soul and funk music ...

Should Auld Acquaintance

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 ...

The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook

Par (auteur) George A. Walker
Catégories: Biographies d’artistes
Séries: Graphic Novels

In The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook, master engraver George A. Walker provides a new perspective on a man whose words have captivated generations.

Walker’s latest wordless narrative presents a suite ...

Arthur Erickson

Long-listed for the2014 RBC Taylor PrizeAn intimate portrait of the brilliant and controversial architect who put Canada on the world stage. Arthur Erickson, Canada's pre-eminent philosopher-architect, ...

Ordinary Things

Par (auteur) Christopher Pratt
Catégories: Mémoires

Insightful and thought-provoking journal entries, from the 1950s to 2007, on the creative process, art, life, and province of renowned Canadian artist Christopher Pratt. Ordinary Things is laced with ...

Beaverbrook

Par (auteur) Jacques Poitras
Catégories: Biographies d’artistes

Were the Gallery's treasures gifts or loans? Was Lord Beaverbrook careless or devious? Jacques Poitras sifts through the personal correspondence, takes stock of the witnesses and testimony at the 2006 ...