Toller Cranston in San Miguel de Allende
Long famous as the greatest men's figure skater of the 20th Century, Toller Cranston always defined himself first as "a painter who skates." Here's a look at his home, his life and his painting...
TOLLER CRANSTON, "The Yes or No Twig", serigraph 31/200, #37
Toller Cranston, born in Hamilton, Canada, is widely acclaimed as the most influential figure skater of this century. His birthday falls between the astrological sign of the sportsmen (Aries) and the artist (Taurus). Toller is something of a modern-day Renaissance man. A lifetime of remarkable achievements make this artist extraordinary: Olympic medalist; Member of the Order of Canada; three-time world free-skating champion; Canadian Athlete of the Year; internationally-known painter…
Calgary art gallery welcomes Toller Cranston's final paintings | CBC News
The final paintings of Canadian figure-skating great Toller Cranston have returned home after his untimely death in Mexico more than a year ago.
A Tribute to Toller Cranston
Precursor to the light in a dark age, he was far ahead of his time with entirely much too much of every quality not desirable in a male sport--personality, artistry, vanity.