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Friday Night Flicks: Nature of Language

A number of contemporary artists use lettering in one form or other in their paintings. It is not a particularly new thing. Recent calligraphic paintings can trace their roots back to the late 1960s and early 1970s. Their predecessors are … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Self-doubt and Vincent

Tomorrow is the final day of the Dimensions exhibition (including my work In Winter) at the Affinity Gallery in Saskatoon, so I thought I would share a couple of videos about being an artist. Most people who are not artists have little … Continue reading

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Second Post, First Altered Book

I wonder how many artists make things because they are angry? That was certainly the impetus behind my first altered book. The first altered book (well, a photograph of it) I ever encountered was Literaturwurst by German artist Dieter Roth. I was shown it while … Continue reading

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