We are pleased and privileged to present a selection of etchings from David Blackwood, one of Canada's most accomplished and respected artists. Through his etchings, this internationally acclaimed master printmaker takes us on a voyage to the Newfoundland of his youth, a world that is essentially non existent today, and certainly unfamiliar to most. While the world of Blackwood's work might exist only in memory and imagination, the themes of family, home, community and man's relationship to…
Olexander Wlasenko; "Drive"
From Olexander's latest body of work and newly framed, the inspiration for this work comes from the film "Les Tricheurs". "Les Tricheurs" is a comedy of manners about a group of young Parisians enjoying the bohemian lifestyle in the late 1950's. They live between the left bank of Saint-Germain-des-Pres and right bank suburbs of Paris. Pascale Petit plays Mic (short for Michele). She's behind the wheel--tonight. Charcoal on paper. Framed, 25 1/2" h., 79" l. SOLD
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Olexander Wlasenko; "The Photograph"
In this charcoal on paper, Olexander depicts a still from a Soviet film of the early sixties, roughly translated "We'll Make it Through until Monday". In this scene, a teacher having a particulary difficult day finds an old photograph of herself and ponders both her youth and what life might have been like had she chosen a different path. We as viewers are seeing this scene from the point of view of the teacher and become part of the moment. 79" l., 42 1/2"w. framed. Canadian; 2011 SOLD
Olexander Wlasenko; "The Pledge"
"The Pledge" features Monica Vitti, with her magnetic screen presence from the film "L'avventura". The male has his back turned. She appears in a gesture that suggests an oath. 27 3/4" l., 20 3/4"h. framed. 2010 SOLD