New art books releasing in 2019
Gershon Iskowitz: Life & Work by Ihor Holubizky
Coming February 28, 2019
Gershon Iskowitz (1921–1988) was about to begin his studies at the Academy of Arts near Warsaw, Poland, when the Nazis invaded. He survived the Holocaust by drawing on scraps of paper as a means of psychological resilience. Ihor Holubizky traces the career of this remarkable artist. Read more here.
Oviloo Tunnillie: Life & Work by Darlene Coward Wight
Coming April 16, 2019
Born in Kangia, a small camp along the coast of South Baffin Island, Oviloo Tunnillie (1949–2014) defied convention, becoming one of very few female stone carvers to achieve international fame. Darlene Coward Wight surveys the expansive career of this important artist. Read more here.
Ozias Leduc: Life & Work by Laurier Lacroix
Coming May 24, 2019
One of Quebec’s most important painters of the twentieth century, the largely self-taught Ozias Leduc (1864–1955) created more than 150 paintings, book illustrations, landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. Laurier Lacroix reveals Leduc as a key figure in Canadian art history, who impacted a future generation of artists in Quebec. Read more here.