Aboriginal artist Wanda Nanibush believes that all artists already live in, and are creating, the “Fifth World.” “The Fifth World is a place where this new consciousness is being born, and people are re-connecting to the land,” she said in an interview with NGC Magazine. “It comes out of the Hopi prophecy which says that, at some point, we have to make a choice between destruction and reconnection.”
Beauty and size aside, Impressionism in Canada: A Journey of Rediscovery by A.K. Prakash is an astonishingly comprehensive look at Impressionism, from its early origins in France to its influence on the Group of Seven. Prakash has a highly engaging and accessible writing style that manages to be both scholarly and content-rich.
Continuing her exploration of the concepts of sisterhood and women who live on the margins of the dominant culture, Winnipeg artist Dominique Rey spent a decade immersing herself in the lives of a disappearing order of nuns: Les Filles de la Croix.
Geneviève Cadieux: Here you may see the best portrait that, later, I was able to make of him. Passages to Abstraction. is a new two-part exhibition being presented in Halifax. Recontextualizing earlier works by Cadieux, along with some of her more recent works, the exhibition’s two halves are on view concurrently at the Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, and the Dalhousie Art Gallery.
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