Artists in Their Studios

Artists in Their Studios

Where Art Is Born

Book - 2007
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Heritage Books

Artist Robert Amos gives readers a fascinating insider's tour of studios on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands where some of Canada's best-known artists create works.

Spanning more than 15 years of interviews and photographs, Amos has created panoramic collages of these artists' creative spaces, and even more revealing images with his words. Not merely biography, Amos includes examples of completed works, and the insight that only another artist, and talented arts writer, can.

Artists in Their Studios is both a stunning compilation of our Canadian artistic heritage, and proof that art work in progress is art in itself.

Enter the studios of: Robert Amos, Colin Graham, Ron Parker, Sarah Amos, Ted Harrison, Myfanwy Pavelic, Nixie Barton, Harry Heine, Jerry Pethick, Robert Bateman, Martin Honisch, Geoffrey Rock, Pat Martin Bates, E.J. Hughes, Carole Sabiston, Maxwell Bates, Fenwick Lansdowne, Duncan Regehr, Maarten Schaddelee, Zhang Bu, Grant Leier, Phyllis Serota, Emily Carr, Miles Lowry, Godfrey Stephens, Pat Cook, Judy McLaren, Norman Yates, Len Gibbs, Wayne Ngan, Jimmy Wright, Jim Gordaneer, Peggy Walton Packard.



Book News
A Canadian artist/art columnist for the Victoria, British Columbia Times Colonist presents an insider's tour of the studios where some of Canada's best-known artists create. Drawing on interviews spanning many years, Amos features career details and paintings, sculpture, and pottery of 33 artists including Emily Carr, Jim Gordaneer, E.J. Hughes, Phyllis Serota, and Wayne Ngan. Large scale versions of these photo-collages will be shown alongside the artists' works at The Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, U. of Victoria, November 22, 2007 to March 31, 2008. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : TouchWood Editions, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781894898584
1894898583
Branch Call Number: 709.7112 AMO
Characteristics: 154 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), col. ports. ;,25 x 27 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at FVRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top