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Approaching the Landscape

My latest blog for Halifax magazine looks at new shows by Jack Bishop and Susan Hubley. Read it here

Jack Bishop's show is at Studio 21 in Halifax. Learn more about it here

Susan Hubley's exhibition, Verve, is on view at Secord Gallery, also in Halifax. Learn more here

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Read my latest blog at Halifax Magazine

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ACI Spotlight on Alex Colville

You can read ACI's newest Spotlight, an excerpt from my book Alex Colville Life & Work here.  

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National Gallery of Canada Magazine

My article John Greer: Reconciling Image and Object has just been posted on the National Gallery of Canada's magazine site. You can read it in English here. Ou en français ici.

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Article in Atlantic Books Today, Spring 2019 #89

You can read my article on the relationship between books and photography in the new issue of Atlantic Books Today -- available free at your local bookstore. You will also be able to read it digitally here

Gerald Ferguson: Thinking of Painting an "Editor's Pick"

My book Gerald Ferguson: Thinking of Painting (Gaspereau Field Guides to Canadian Artists #2) was selected as an Editor's Pick in the recent issue of Atlantic Books Today.

Alex Colville: A Rebellious Mind in "Notable Quotables"

In the same issue of ABT my book Alex Colville: A Rebellious Mind (Gaspereau Field Guides to Canadian Artists #3) is feature dint he Notable Quotables section.

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The Group of Seven and Friends

You can read my latest post for Halifax Magazine here


The hooked rug depicted here is untitled, by Mary Wile. It is based on a painting by Franklin Carmichael (1890-1945).

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Painting, Sculpture, Drawing? What's in a Name?

 You can read my latest post for Halifax Magazine here. To find out more about Curtis Botham, check out his site. You can learn more about Sydney Blum here, or Alex Livingston here

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New blog post on Halifaxmag.com

You can read my latest post for Halifax Magazine here. To find out more about Rebecca Hannon, check out her site. Or learn more about Sara MacCulloch's painting here

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Jordan Bennett at AGNS

My review of Jordan Benentt's exhibition Ketu’elmita’jik at AGNS is now live on Canadian Art's site. Read it here


You can also read my Halifax Magazine blog on Jordan's show at AGNS here.


Find out more about the artist here, and about the exhibition here

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Alex Colville: A Rebellious Mind

My new book Alex Colville: A Rebellious Mind, #3 in my Gaspereau Field Guides to Canadian artists series, has just been published. You can get it at better bookstores or order it here

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Article on Duke and Battersby in Espace #121

 

My article Familiar Others was translated into French and appears as  Les altéritiés familières: le point de vue animal de Duke et Battersby in the latest issue of Espace art actuel

For my anglophone friends the original English version is available below.

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Gerald Ferguson in Border Crossings magazine

My article Minding the Arts: The Visual Understanding of Gerald Ferguson is in the latest issue of Border Crossings, #148. You can find it on newsstands or get a copy here.  

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Herménégilde Chiasson at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Canadian Art

You can read my Canadian Art On-line review of  Herménégilde Chiasson's exhibition  Depuis 50 ans/For 50 Years at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery here.

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Prefix Photo 38

My essay Between Sea and Sky: Ned Pratt's Newfoundland Landscapes is included in the new issue of Prefix Photo.  You can find the magazine at http://www.prefix.ca/magazine/

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Ned Pratt: One Wave

I'm thrilled to have an essay in the new book on Ned Pratt just published by the Rooms and Goose Lane Editions.

You can order the book here

Find out about the exhibition here.

Learn more about Ned from his website.

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Kent Monkman in the Globe and Mail

My story on the unveiling of Kent Monkman's new painting at AGNS was just in the Globe and Mail. You can read it here. 

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Gerald Ferguson: Thinking of Painting

My latest book is now available from Gaspereau Press. You can ask for it in better bookstores, or you can order it here.

Two New Articles about Canadian Sculptors

Sarah Maloney in Sculpture Magazine

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My feature article on Sarah Maloney (A New Image of Landscape) is now available in the October 2018 issue of Sculpture Magazine.

https://www.smaloney.com/

https://www.sculpture.org/sculpturemagazine/

http://www.galleryonqueen.com/sarah-maloney

Colleen Wolstenholme in Espace art actuel

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My feature article on Colleen Wolstenholme (Damn Control: Colleen Wolstenholme's Sculpture of Resistance) is now available in Espace #120, Fall 2018. 

http://www.colleenwolstenholme.com/

https://espaceartactuel.com/en/

http://artmur.com/en/