Tribal Life in Old Lyme: Canada’s Colorblind Chronicler and his Connecticut Exile

Postmen of the Wilderness by Arthur Heming, first published in his Drama of the Forests (1921) — Internet Archive Abigail Walthausen explores the life and work of Arthur Heming, the Canadian painter who — having been diagnosed with colourblindness as a child — worked for most of his life in a distinctive palette of black, yellow, and white. This[…]

Art, Religion, and Iconography in the Vimy Memorial

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France / Photo by GaryBlakeley, Wikimedia Commons By Dr. Laura Brandon / 11.07.2014 Chief Curator of War Art Canadian War Museum This article examines the Canada National Vimy Memorial in France as a work of art.[i] It explores its creator Walter Allward’s background, and the art historical inspirations and symbolic[…]