Canadian artist dies


Famous Canadian artist, Alex Colville dies at age 92. One of his famous paintings was Horse and Train, which appeared on Canadian singer-songwriter, Bruce Cockburn’s “Night Vision” album. Colville’s works made a significant contribution to our Canadian landscape identity as a realist artist. Read more and view video here.

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3 Responses to Canadian artist dies

  1. frizztext says:

    “Everything in my paintings that frightens Canadians seems to appeal to Germans,” he said…
    yes he is right. Never saw this painting “horse vs. train” – a great idea, I’ll never forget now this picture! We feel like the horse, isn’t it? Or is your empathy with the train? I could call the train chancellor Angela Merkel …

  2. frizztext says:

    missing the train there – so I’m missing the main message!

  3. dimlamp says:

    Trains, well here Bruce is singing Night Train

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