Staff Picks: 3 Books to Stimulate Your Retinas
Moving the Museum
Wanda Nanibush and Georgiana Uhlyarik
Goose Lane Editions
A reconciliatory collection of more than 100 reproductions from some of Canada’s most talented artists, reflecting the nation-to-nation treaty relationship that is Canada’s foundation. Featuring work from Carl Beam, Rebecca Belmore, Kent Monkman, Shuvinai Ashoona, Annie Pootoogook, Lawren Harris, Kazuo Nakamura, Joyce Wieland and more.
Forgotten Nova Scotia
Ted Pritchard and Ingrid Bulmer
MacIntyre Purcell Publishing
Andrew Vaughan, a photographer with The Canadian Press, calls Forgotten Nova Scotia “a photographic tour de force,” featuring “moody pictures of abandoned buildings, railway tracks and artifacts consigned to oblivion.” Like ghosts of our past, glimpses of what was, how we used to be.
Small Structures of Nova Scotia
Small structures are not a new concept. Wee houses, cabins, forestry camps, fishing shacks and treehouses have long been with us, and even places of art, worship and healing. This is a narrative and pictorial celebration of Nova Scotia’s small structures.