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Alex Colville 1920-2013

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     Painter, draughtsman, engraver and muralist, the Canadian artist Alex Colville always followed his own unique hyper-realistic style.

MAKE SpinBots (9-13 years)

MAKE SpinBots (9-13 years)

2:30-4pm, Friday, July 5th, Central Library, Teen Annex

Art and electronics combine in our new Spinbots program! Build these triple-armed pen-grasping robots as a group, and then watch them spin in circles to draw elaborate geometric and artistic shapes for you to take home.Register early to get a spot, or come down to the Teen Annex at the Central Library and watch the action! 

Faking It : Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

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Photographic manipulation is a familiar practice in the digital era. What may surprise you to learn is that almost every type of manipulation we associate with Adobe Photoshop was also common in the predigital age.

George Bellows (1882-1925)

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"Published in conjunction with a major retrospective exhibition, this new book documents the artist's career from his youthful meteoric rise to the largely unexplored period" of his life just before his early death in 1925.

Artists in Love: From Picasso and Gilot to Christo and Jeanne-Claude...

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Historically great artists have often been drawn together in friendship and in love. In Artists in Love,

A Concise History Of Canadian Painting

book cover imageIf your interest is art history and especially Canadian art history, have a look at Dennis Reid's updated edition of