On newsstands March 15 to June 14, 1985
Volume 2, Number 1
For Nova Scotian folk artists like Joe Norris, Sidney Howard and Ralph Boutilier, a pastime has blossomed into a cottage industry.
Photography by Tom Skudra Text by Peter Day
European curator Germano Celant beings an encyclopaedic display of contemporary Italian and German art to the Art Gallery of Ontario.
By Peggy Gale
In his relentless anatomizing of the human visage, Arnaud Maggs is redefining the photographic portrait.
By Gary Michael Dault
A Painter's Life
In spite of A.J. Casson's individualism, his 60-year-career has been inextricably linked to the Group of Seven.
By Hubert de Santana
As a major show of his paintings opens at Saskatoon's Mendel Art Gallery, one of New York's hottest artists offers a thoughtful commentary on his work.
By Robert Enright
The new Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Vancouver's Warehouse Show, Red Deer rejects modernism, Halifax deliberates over a new public gallery, Cabaret painting in Montreal...
A preview of the spring shows, compiled by Peter Day: Gathie Falk's paintings, Leon Golub's political panoramas, Tony Scherman in London, Normal Cohn's video portraits
Karen Wilkin assesses MOMA's definitive study on Primitivism and modern art; In Brief: Hockney, Karl Bodmer, Joan Miró, by Richard Perry
Art & Money
Art and economic revival in Chemainus, B.C., Loaves and fishes: the Canada Council copes with cutbacks, The artist and the taxman
Point of View
René Blouin looks askance at the publicity stunts dreamed up in gallery boardrooms.
By George Bogardi
The 1940's: A Decade of Painting in Ontario
By Joan Murray
By Christopher Young
András Böröcz and László Révész
By Clara Hargittay
Frank Gehry: Recent Drawings
By Peter Day
Fires in Th Tempul: Bill Bissett
By Barabara Daniel
Arlene Stamp, Paintings: The Gladys M. Johnston Series
By Marshall Webb
Theatre of the Imagination/Avant-Scene de l'imaginarie
By René Blouin
Cover: Portrait of A.J. Casson by Gail Harvey