Category Archives: Art

L. M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell (18)

This a book that is wonderfully rich in content and informative as well as inspiring. It is about an icon in Canadian History, L. M. Montgomery.  She sure is one of a kind historian and I have read many of … Continue reading

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Birds, Art, Life by Kyo Maclear (214)

In this book, celebrated writer Kyo Maclear embarks on a yearlong, big city adventure chasing after birds, and along the way offers a luminous meditation on the nature of creativity and the quest for a good and meaningful life. During … Continue reading

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Inward Journey (36)

This nonfiction book is a wonderful portrayal of one person’s inner journey through the use of art.  It is a wonderfully moving collage of paintings that made Lawren Harris. Lawren Harris (1885-1970) is among the most iconic of Canadian artists. … Continue reading

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