Archive for the Painting Tag

Canada’s best young painters 2008? Part One

VoCA features work by all fifteen semi-finalists in Canada’s RBC Painting Competition – see below. Amanda Reeves, Untitled 03 2008. Image: rbc.com Here is the first group of finalists, (in – almost – alphabetical order.) The second and third groups of finalists will come in the next few days…winner to be announced by Governor General Michaelle Jean in September 2008
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VoCA loves…Hamburg (Part One)

VoCA was in Hamburg for a few days – a truly beautiful city. We didn’t want to leave! Mark Rothko, Red, Orange, Tan, and Purple, 1949. Image: abstract-art.com We took in the Mark Rothko retrospective at the Kunsthalle – click HERE – that did for us what the Barnett Newman retrospective at the Tate and the Jasper Johns retrospective in
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The Painter’s Life

Painter Marc Seguin divides his time between Montreal and Brooklyn. But he still goes up North, tapping maple trees in the truest Canadian fashion. And there’s a fantastic cocktail recipe: Read the story from the New York Times HERE

Canada’s best young painters? Part Three

VoCA features work by all fifteen semi-finalists in Canada’s RBC Painting Competition – see below. Here is the third group of finalists, continued from below (in alphabetical order.) Who do you think should win? Let VoCA know! (Post comment below) Anders Oinonen – Toronto. The Onlooker. Image: rbc. com

Canada’s best young painters? Part Two

Over the next three days, VoCA will be featuring work by all fifteen semi-finalists in Canada’s RBC Painting Competition. In the meantime, here is the second group of finalists, continued from below (in alphabetical order.) Who do you think should win? Let VoCA know! (Post comment below) Elizabeth Grant – Saint John. Landscape 23, 2007. Image: rbc.com