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.
Carl Moll's painting "At the Lunch Table" captures a quiet moment of daily life, a snapshot of serenity and calm expressed in his meticulous and illuminated style.
With his incomparable printmaking skills, the graphic artist M.C. Escher created extraordinary visual worlds in his realist style. The latest donation by his son George Escher includes some of the rarest works...
Paul Klee is among the most innovative painters and draftsmen of his time, an artist who married abstraction and figuration in his own unique pictorial language.
During the early years of his Surrealist period, Salvador Dalí became interested in creating small-scale paintings.
As the winner of the 2018 Sobey Art Award is announced, Chris Hampton looks at the evolution of the prize and the curatorial aims in promoting the artists.
During the First World War many Canadian and British artists confronted and recorded the devastation and horror of the 'War to End all Wars'.
Photographer Rosalind Fox Solomon wants her images to evoke individual interpretation as well as draw a strong or unexpected emotional response.