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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Carol Bishop-Gwyn

Carol Bishop-Gwyn wrote Art and Rivalry: The Marriage of Mary and Christopher Pratt.

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Carol Bishop-Gwyn


For there is a language of flowers November 2021
Molly Peacock’s Flower Diary could be just another book about the long line of female artists, several with double-barrelled last names, whose works went unrecognized by patriarchal critics for so many years. Such overlooked women figure prominently in Carol Bruneau’s Brighten the Corner Where You Are, a fictionalized account of Maud Lewis’s…

Drawing Rooms

The Rock and the Big Land July | August 2021
When the Newfoundland author, actor, and comedian Andy Jones considers his province’s fate, he will quip, “Future possible, possibly horrible.” (What he calls “FutPoss” for short.) And indeed, this sense of “future-pessimism” has been a consistent part of life on the Rock, as its people react to the ebbs and flows of the ocean that surrounds…

Portrait of a Glass Artist

Piecing together a history May 2020
What do the Old Spaghetti Factory, in downtown Toronto, Fallsview Casino Resort, in Niagara Falls, and St. Mary Immaculate Church, in Richmond Hill, have in common? All three feature stained glass artworks created by one studio, Josef Aigner’s Artistic Glass. “Stained glass is one of the only art forms that relies entirely on light,” Cloe Joël…