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All 46 artists from country Canada

Maurice Brazil Prendergast

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1858 - 1924) - Canada (St. John's)

Post-Impressionism, Naive Art / Primitivism

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (October 10, 1858 – February 1, 1924) was an American Post-Impressionist artist who worked in oil, watercolor, and monotype. He exhibited as a member of The Eight, though the delicacy of his compositions and mosaic-like beauty of his style differed from the artistic intentions and philosophy of the group. Maurice Prenderg......

Philip Guston

Philip Guston (1913 - 1980) - Canada (Montreal)

Abstract Expressionism, Neo Expressionism, Social Realism, Expressionism, Metaphysical Art

Philip Guston (pronounced like "rust"), born Phillip Goldstein (June 27, 1913 – June 7, 1980), was a painter and printmaker in the New York School, an art movement that included many abstract expressionists like Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. In the late 1960s Guston helped to lead a transition from abstract expressionism to neo-expressioni......

Emily Carr

Emily Carr (1871 - 1945) - Canada (Victoria)

Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) was a Canadian artist and writer inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. As one of the first painters in Canada to adopt a Modernist and Post-Impressionist painting style, Carr did not receive widespread recognition for her work until late in her life. As she matured, the sub......

Paul Peel

Paul Peel (1860 - 1892) - Canada (London)

Paul Peel (7 November 1860 – 3 October 1892) was a Canadian academic painter. Having won a medal at the 1890 Paris Salon, he became one of the first Canadian artists to receive international recognition in his lifetime. Peel was born in London, Ontario, and received his art training from his father from a young age. Later he studied under William L......

Jean Paul Riopelle

Jean Paul Riopelle (1923 - 2002) - Canada (Montreal)

Jean-Paul Riopelle, CC GOQ (7 October 1923 – 12 March 2002) was a painter and sculptor from Quebec, Canada. He became the first Canadian painter (since James Wilson Morrice) to attain widespread international recognition. Born in Montreal, Riopelle began drawing lessons in 1933 and continued through 1938. He studied engineering, architecture and ph......

Jeff Wall

Jeff Wall Canada (Vancouver)

Jeffrey Wall, OC, RSA (born September 29, 1946) is a Canadian artist best known for his large-scale back-lit cibachrome photographs and art history writing. Wall has been a key figure in Vancouver's art scene since the early-1970s. Early in his career, he helped define the Vancouver School and he has published essays on the work of his colleagues a......

Edward Mitchell Bannister

Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828 - 1901) - Canada (New Brunswick)

Edward Mitchell Bannister (ca. 1828 – January 9, 1901) was a Black Canadian-American Tonalist painter. Like other Tonalists, his style and predominantly pastoral subject matter were drawn from his admiration for Millet and the French Barbizon School. Bannister was born in St. Andrews, New Brunswick and moved to New England in the late 1840s, where ......

Elizabeth Adela Stanhope Forbes

Elizabeth Adela Stanhope Forbes (1859 - 1912) - Canada (Kingston)

Elizabeth Adela Forbes (née Armstrong 29 December 1859 – 16 March 1912) was a Canadian painter who was primarily active in the UK. She often featured children in her paintings and School Is Out (painted in Newlyn) is one of her most popular works. She was friends with the artists James Abbott McNeill Whistler and Walter Sickert, both of whom influe......

Percy Wyndham Lewis

Percy Wyndham Lewis (1882 - 1957) - Canada (Amherst)

Percy Wyndham Lewis (18 de novembro de 1882-7 de março de 1957) pintor, romancista e ensaista inglês foi, ao lado de Ezra Pound um dos fundadores do movimento artístico Vorticism e editor da revista Blast (1914-1915). Seus romances mais importantes são Tarr (1918), The Childermass (1928), The Apes of God (1930) e The Revenge for Love (1937). Time a......

Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin (1912 - 2004) - Canada (Macklin)

Agnes Bernice Martin (March 22, 1912 – December 16, 2004), born in Canada, was an American abstract painter. Her work has been defined as an "essay in discretion on inward-ness and silence". Although she is often considered or referred to as a minimalist, Martin considered herself an abstract expressionist. She was awarded a National Medal of Arts ......

Fu Shan

Fu Shan (1965 - 1684) - Canada (Windsor)

Shania Twain, OC (/ʃəˈnaɪ.ə/ born Eilleen Regina Edwards August 28, 1965) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time. Her success garnered her several honorific titles including the "Queen of Count......

Tom Thomson

Tom Thomson (1877 - 1917) - Canada (Claremont)

Thomas John Thomson (August 5, 1877 – July 8, 1917) was a Canadian artist of the early 20th century. Over the course of his short career, he produced roughly 400 oil sketches on small wood panels along with around fifty larger works on canvas. They consist almost entirely of landscapes, depicting trees, skies, lakes, rivers and other nature scenes.......

Helen Galloway Mcnicoll

Helen Galloway Mcnicoll (1879 - 1915) - Canada (Toronto)

Helen Galloway McNicoll (14 December 1879 – 27 June 1915) was a Canadian impressionist painter. She was one of the most notable female artists in Canada in the early twentieth century and achieved considerable internal success during her decade-long career . She played an important role in popularizing Impressionism in Canada at a time when it was ......

Maurice Cullen

Maurice Cullen (1866 - 1934) - Canada (St. John's)

Maurice Galbraith Cullen (6 June 1866–28 March 1934) was a Canadian landscape artist known for his winter landscapes. Cullen was born on June 6, 1866, in St. John's, Newfoundland. In 1870 his family moved to Montreal, Quebec. He travelled to Paris at the age of 22 to study painting at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and at the Académie Julian where he fel......

Ernest Lawson

Ernest Lawson (1873 - 1939) - Canada (Halifax)

Impressionism, Impressionism

Ernest Lawson (March 22, 1873 – December 18, 1939) was a Canadian-American painter and a member of The Eight, a group of artists who formed a loose association in 1908 to protest the narrowness of taste and restrictive exhibition policies of the conservative, powerful National Academy of Design. Though Lawson was primarily a landscape painter, he a......

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris (1885 - 1970) - Canada (Brantford)

Lawren Stewart Harris, CC (October 23, 1885 – January 29, 1970) was a Canadian painter. He was born in Brantford, Ontario, and is best known as a member of the Group of Seven who pioneered a distinctly Canadian painting style in the early twentieth century. A. Y. Jackson has been quoted as saying that Harris provided the stimulus for the Group of S......

Miriam Schapiro

Miriam Schapiro (1923 - 2015) - Canada (Toronto)

Miriam Schapiro (also known as Mimi) (November 15, 1923 – June 20, 2015) was a Canadian-born artist based in the United States. She was a painter, sculptor, printmaker, and a pioneer of feminist art. She was also considered a leader of the Pattern and Decoration art movement. Schapiro's artwork blurs the line between fine art and craft. She incorpo......

Clarence Alphonse Gagnon

Clarence Alphonse Gagnon (1881 - 1942) - Canada (Near Montreal)

Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, R.C.A., (8 November 1881 – 5 January 1942) was a French Canadian painter, draughtsman, engraver and illustrator, from the province of Quebec. He is well known for his landscape paintings of the Laurentians and the Charlevoix region of eastern Quebec. Clarence Alphonse Gagnon was born in Montreal on November 8, 1881. He was......

Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman Canada (Toronto)

Robert Bateman (1842–1922) was an English painter, architect and horticultural designer. He was the third son of James Bateman FRS (1811–1897), the accomplished horticulturist and landowner, who built Biddulph Grange and its gardens, in Staffordshire. Along with his elder brothers John and Rowland, Robert was educated at Brighton College - John 185......

Charles Zacharie Landelle

Charles Zacharie Landelle (1821 - 1908) - Canada (Laval)

James Wilson Morrice

James Wilson Morrice (1865 - 1924) - Canada (Montreal)

James Wilson Morrice (August 10, 1865 – January 23, 1924) was a significant Canadian landscape painter. He studied at the Académie Julian in Paris, France, where he lived for most of his career. James Morrice Street in New Bordeaux, Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Montreal is named in his memory. Morrice was born in Montreal, the son of a wealthy merchant, ......

George Reid

George Reid (1860 - 1947) - Canada (Wingham)

George Agnew Reid (July 25, 1860 – August 23, 1947 in ) was a Canadian artist and painter and is best known as a genre painter. Trained at the Central Ontario School of Art, Toronto in 1879, where he studied with Robert Harris studied at the Pennsylvania Academy from 1882 to 1885 where he was a protégé of Thomas Eakins and met his future wife Mary ......

Marc Aurèle De Foy Suzor Côté

Marc Aurèle De Foy Suzor Côté (1869 - 1937) - Canada (Arthabaska)

Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté ​ (nacido Hypolite Wilfrid Marc-Aurèle Côté el 6 de abril de 1869 y fallecido el 29 de enero de 1937) es un pintor y escultor canadiense natural de Arthabaska (hoy Victoriaville). A partir de 1887, Marc-Aurèle participa en la decoración de iglesias con el pintor Maxime Rousseau, y realiza obras para Wilfrid Laurier. ​ ......

George Agnew Reid

George Agnew Reid (1860 - 1947) - Canada (Wingham)

George Agnew Reid (July 25, 1860 – August 23, 1947 in ) was a Canadian artist and painter and is best known as a genre painter. Trained at the Central Ontario School of Art, Toronto in 1879, where he studied with Robert Harris studied at the Pennsylvania Academy from 1882 to 1885 where he was a protégé of Thomas Eakins and met his future wife Mary ......

Horatio Walker

Horatio Walker (1858 - 1938) - Canada (Listowel)

Horatio Walker (May 12, 1858 – September 27, 1938) was a respected and commercially successful Canadian painter. He worked in oils and watercolors, often depicting scenes of rural life in Canada. He was highly influenced by the French Barbizon school of painting. Walker was born in 1858 to parents Thomas and Jeanne Maurice Walker. Thomas Walker emi......

Franklin Carmichael

Franklin Carmichael (1890 - 1945) - Canada (Orillia)

Franklin Carmichael (May 4, 1890 – October 24, 1945) was a Canadian artist and member of the Group of Seven. Though he was primarily famous for his use of watercolours, he also used oil paints, charcoal and other mediums to capture the Ontario landscapes of which he was fond. Besides his work as a painter, he worked as a designer and illustrator, c......

Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry Canada (Toronto)

Frank Owen Gehry, CC, FAIA (/ˈɡɛəri/ born Frank Owen Goldberg (1929 -02-28)February 28, 1929) is a Canadian-born American architect, residing in Los Angeles. A number of his buildings, including his private residence, have become world-renowned attractions. His works are cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture in ......

Alfred Joseph Casson

Alfred Joseph Casson (1898 - 1992) - Canada (Toronto)

Alfred Joseph Casson, OC (May 17, 1898 – February 20, 1992) was a member of the Canadian group of artists known as the Group of Seven. He joined the group in 1926 at the invitation of Franklin Carmichael. Casson is best known for his depictions of landscapes, forests and farms of southern Ontario, and for being the youngest member of the Group of S......

Wyatt Eaton

Wyatt Eaton (1849 - 1896) - Canada (Philipsburg)

Wyatt Eaton, baptised Charles Wyatt Eaton, (May 6, 1849 – June 7, 1896) was a Canadian/American portrait and figure painter, remembered as one of the founders of the Society of American Artists. Born in Philipsburg, Quebec, Lower Canada, Eaton was a student of the National Academy of Design, New York. In 1872, he moved to Paris and studied at the É......

William Stewart Macgeorge

William Stewart Macgeorge (1861 - 1931) - Canada (King Street)

William Blair Bruce

William Blair Bruce (1859 - 1906) - Canada (Hamilton)

William Blair Bruce (8 October 1859 – 17 November 1906) was a Canadian painter. He studied in France and became one of Canada's first impressionist painters. He lived most of his life in France and on the island of Gotland, Sweden, where he and his Swedish wife Carolina Benedicks-Bruce created the artists estate Brucebo, which was later established......

David Brown Milne

David Brown Milne (1882 - 1953) - Canada (Burgoyne)

David Milne (January 8, 1882 – December 26, 1953) was a Canadian painter, printmaker, and writer. David Milne was born in the southwestern Ontario, village of Burgoyne (near in 1882. He was the last of 10 children born to Scottish immigrant parents. His early education was in Paisley, followed by high school in Walkerton, Ontario he performed well ......

Florence Carlyle

Florence Carlyle (1864 - 1923) - Canada (Ontario)

Florence Emily Carlyle (September 24, 1864 – May 2, 1923) was a Canadian figure and portrait painter in the modernist style, known especially as a colorist. Florence Carlyle was born September, 24 1864 in Galt, Ontario, to parents Emily Yoummans Carlyle and William Carlyle. The second eldest of seven children, Florence was known throughout her life......

Jean Baptiste I Lemoyne

Jean Baptiste I Lemoyne (1710 - 1768) - Canada (Montreal)

Frederick Mackenzie

Frederick Mackenzie (1841 - 1889) - Canada (Montreal)

Frederick Mackenzie (1788?–1854) was a British watercolour painter and architectural draughtsman. Born in 1787 or 1788, he was the son of Thomas Mackenzie, linendraper, and a pupil of John Adey Repton the architect. He was early employed in making architectural and topographical drawings for the works of John Britton and others, and this set the di......

James Edward Freeman

James Edward Freeman (1808 - 1884) - Canada (New Brunswick)

James Edward Freeman (1810 – November 21, 1884) was an American painter, diplomat, and author. He studied at the National Academy of Design in New York City and in Rome, Italy. He expatriated to Rome in 1841 when he was appointed U.S. Consul to Ancona, in the Papal States. Freeman was born on Indian Island, in New Brunswick, Canada, less than one m......

Charles Pachter

Charles Pachter Canada (Toronto)

Charles Pachter, OC OOnt (born December 30, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian contemporary artist. He is a painter, printmaker, sculptor, designer, historian, and lecturer. He studied French literature at the Sorbonne, art history at the University of Toronto, and painting and graphics at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Mich......

Thomas Thompson

Thomas Thompson (1877 - 1917) - Canada (Claremont)

Alexander Young

Alexander Young (1882 - 1974) - Canada (Montreal)

Charles Paul Gruppe

Charles Paul Gruppe (1860 - 1940) - Canada (Picton)

George Loftus Noyes

George Loftus Noyes (1864 - 1954) - Canada (Bothwell)

Pieter Van Edingen Van Aelst

Pieter Van Edingen Van Aelst (1450 - 1531) - Canada (Waterloo)

Elizabeth Wood

Elizabeth Wood (1903 - 1966) - Canada (Orillia)

James Miller

James Miller Canada (Montreal)

George Walker

George Walker (1960 - 1911) - Canada (Brantford)

Henry Stull

Henry Stull (1851 - 1913) - Canada (Hamilton)


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