Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Cross the loops and release the blade

'Coiling a band saw blade'/'adding more loops' from Modern Woodworking by Willis H. Wagner, The Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc., 1974

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La Sculpture Inuit Canadienne (French and Japanese editions), Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Ottawa, 1992/1993

Monday, April 27, 2015

One frame with mouth closed

Make Your Own Animated Movies and Videotapes by Yvonne Andersen, Little Brown, 1970, 1991

Sunday, April 26, 2015

8th grade

Paper bag masks by eighth grade students. 
Creative Arts and Crafts for the Classroom by Elsie Dorsey, Supervisor of Art, Regina, Saskatchewan, School Aids and Text Book Publishing Co., Ltd., Regina/Toronto, 1955

Saturday, April 25, 2015


R.I.P. Bernard Stollman

the Dot, or Point

Rosicrucian Manual: AMORC, prepared under the supervision of H. Spencer Lewis PH.D., F.R.C., First Imperator of the Rosicrucian Order for North and South America, 1918 (1974 edition)
+ bookmark (detail)

Friday, April 24, 2015


Aboriginal Rock Art of Kakadu National Park by David Welch, Big Country Picture Company, Darwin, 1982

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Soichi Oya, 1961

Friday, March 14, 2014


The Terrible Rain: The War Poets 1939-45, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1966

Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Louise Nevelson pull-toys 1942-43 (destroyed)

from Louise Nevelson: The Fourth Dimension, Phoenix Art Museum, 1980

Wednesday, March 12, 2014


New York 13, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1969 (catalogue text by Lucy R. Lippard)

looking up

michael dumontier, untitled, 2013
(coloured pencil, crayon, and graphite on mdf, paper) (photo by Ernest Mayer)

The exhibition Looking Up: Contemporary Connections with Inuit Art closes this weekend (March 16th) at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Luke Angudadluq, Appa, Shuvinai Ashoona, Irene Avaalaaqiaq Tiktaalaaq, Michael Dumontier, Aganetha Dyck, Isaci Etidlui, Tommy Evvik, Neil Farber, Simon Hughes, Jacob Irkok, Jeanette Johns, Krisjanis Kaktins-Gorsline, John Kaunak, Janet Kigusiuq, Qaqasiralaq Kullualik, Sylvia Matas, Andy Miki, Martha Noah, William Noah, Jessie Oonark, John Pangnark, Pudlo Pudlat, Nancy Pukingrnak Aupaluktuq, Paul Robles, Nick Sikkurak, Simon Tookoome, Charlie Ugyuk

curated by Paul Butler

Monday, January 6, 2014


The Beginnings of Mysticism in Children's Growth by Sophia Lyon Fahs, Universalist-Unitarian Inc., Boston, 1960

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Stamps from the North Pole.
For 20 years, beginning in 1920, the children of J.R.R.Tolkien received illustrated letters from Father Christmas.
from J.R.R. Tolkien: The Father Christmas Letters, George Allen and Unwin, Ltd. 1976
North Shore, Lake Superior, oil on canvas,1926
from Lawren Harris, MacMillan of Canada, 1969, (1976 ed.)

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


The Song of Quetzalcoatl, 1962, Francoise Riopelle and Jean-Paul Mousseau / Pierre Gauvreau, ink drawing, 1954 / Mousseau-Riopelle exhibition at Muriel Guilbault's apartment, Montreal, 1947 / Mousseau-Riopelle exhibition, 1947 / Jeanne Renaud and Francoise Sullivan dancing Dualite, 1948 / Scene from the play Bien-etre by Claude Gauvreau, 1947 / Jean Renaud dancing on a Paris rooftop, 1950 / Pierre Gauvreau, ink drawing, 1954

from Egregore: A History of The Montreal Automatist Movement by Ray Ellenwood, Exile Editions, 1992