At first an amateur photographer and then professional, Alexander Henderson dedicated his life to capturing the richness of Canadian life and landscape.
William Henry Fox Talbot's "The Pencil of Nature" is probably the most famous of the early photo-illustrated books and is the first to be commercially published with actual photographic prints.
Two recently acquired etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn illustrate the artist's skill and mastery as a printmaker and his empathetic interpretation of the human condition.
Every Christmas for 25 years, artist L.L. FitzGerald sent intricate and elegant handmade greeting cards to his neighbours, colleagues and friends.
Portraiture responds to an age-old human impulse to represent oneself and others in a visual way.
Vikky Alexander – photographer/photo-conceptualist, sculptor, collagist and installation artist – talks about the evolution of her work and where it is currently taking her.
As revealed in James King's new book, Bertram Brooker may be one of the most interesting figures in Canadian art, not least for his success in a variety of fields.
Artists and authors have often preferred to depict doomed and despairing love, for images of troubled and failed relationships are charged with compelling drama.
Following the Halifax Explosion, Arthur Lismer painted "Winter Camouflage", based on sketches made along the Halifax shoreline, connected to his work for the Canadian War Memorials Fund.