Category Archives: art & photography

RECENT PLEASURES: A REVIEWER’S NOTES ON ELISABETH LOUISE VIGEE LE BRUN, PETER TOGNI WITH STACIE DUNLOP, AND THE DEPARTING JACKIE MAXWELL OF THE SHAW FESTIVAL –THANK YOU, JACKIE!

PLEASURE 1: Several years ago I was walking through London’s National Gallery on the way to view The Adoration of the Shepherds from about 1640 by the Le Nain Brothers. Was this profoundly gentle painting more the work of Antoine? … Continue reading

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WHERE SCIENCE AND ART DANCE TOGETHER: AN INTERVIEW WITH ARCHAEOBOTANIST, TEACHER, ARTIST, AND RENAISSANCE MAN RUDY FECTEAU IN MOTION

Says Strecker: Several years ago I met Rudy Fecteau and began an ongoing conversation with him on many subjects -with one overlapping onto another or implying another or confiscating another. Some of these are subjects discussed in the interview that … Continue reading

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THE ART GALLERY OF HAMILTON: 3 EXHIBITIONS AND A VISIT OF MEMORIES, AESTHETIC PLEASURES, AND DISCOVERY

Some decades ago, even before the Leafs won their last Stanley Cup, I as a young fellow used to hop on my bike in Hamilton’s east end and peddle seven miles to visit the Art Gallery of Hamilton in our … Continue reading

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