Friday 28th July 2017,
Frontiers Magazine

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Images from Canada for the John Rae bicentenary

Here in Toronto, where I live, a great many artists have adopted an abstract style. I tried that for a while, but realized that abstraction does not work for me. And so I returned to my old favorite tradition – Scottish colourist painting. I have always been drawn to bright colours and spontaneous style. The Scottish colourist [...]

March 14, 2013 Sheena Fraser McGoogan Arts & Crafts 0

John Rae’s favourite places – the story of an exhibition

I’ve always known about John Rae, there is a memorial in St Magnus Cathedral which shows the explorer lying down, his gun by his side, and I knew about Clestrain and that John Rae had lived there. But it was only after my mother, who after reading Ken McGoogan’s book on John Rae, Fatal Passage [...]

March 7, 2013 Jane Glue Arts & Crafts 0

Island Elements

Earth, water, fire and air. … For the philosophers and alchemists the four elements represented ‘the realms of the cosmos wherein all things exist and whereof all things consist’. Though the Greek four have long since been displaced from modern chemistry, they continue to resonate in human experience and imagination. The video I have created [...]

March 1, 2013 selenaarte Arts & Crafts 0