Travel: Circumnavigation of Canada with One Ocean, Fairmont Hotels and Via Rail

Exploring Canada from coast to coast is a dream of mine! Having had a taste of Toronto and a love of Canadian art  the ‘Circumnavigation of Canada’ would be the trip of a lifetime.  Canadian polar cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions, is celebrating its 10th birthday with the launch of an extraordinary Circumnavigation of Canada. This epic voyage explores Canada’s most iconic locations […]

Art: ‘David Milne: Modern Painting’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery, February 2018

Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first major UK exhibition of work by the Canadian painter, David Milne (1882-1953) ‘David Milne: Modern Painting’ will document an artistic career that spanned the first half of the 20th century, bringing together more than ninety works in oil and watercolour, never-before-exhibited photographs and drawings by the artist, and […]

ART REVIEW: From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia

The first UK exhibition dedicated to Emily Carr (1871 – 1945), a pioneer modernist inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast who became one of Canada’s best-loved artists. It is astounding and devastating; leaving the viewer with profound melancholy. The tribes and the trees suffered and she was there to capture the aftermath. […]

Tantalising Toronto – Travel Review

Here’s a quick round up of easy wins in Toronto. Art Gallery of Ottowa Thanks to some campaigning,  the remarkable Group of Seven are given due prominence in showcasing the artists’ style and wilderness of magnificent Canada. The permanent Ken Thompson collection is a must see in Toronto. The special exhibition  of Alex Colville only […]