Kayak (Canada) - - FEATURE STORY -

For some artists, Canada’s land­scape is wide-open prairie or tun­dra. For oth­ers, it’s lakes and pine trees, or moun­tains, or rolling hills, or rocky coves. What does Canada look like to you?

Like Tom Thom­son, some painters do the same kinds of scenes over and over. Some never do the same kind of thing twice. tama­racks 1916 Tom Thom­son oil on wood panel, 21.3 x 26.7 cm

Nickel Tail­ings # 33, Sud­bury, On­tario 1996 Ed­ward Bur­tyn­sky chro­mogenic print How did the pho­tog­ra­pher make a bleak place and sub­ject look beau­ti­ful?

Wis­dom of the Uni­verse 2014 Christi Bel­court acrylic on can­vas, 121.92 x 152.4 cm

C. P. R. Sta­tion in the Rock­ies 1901 John Ham­mond oil on can­vas, 151.6 x 244. 4 cm

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