In 1967 (presiding until 1990) he was appointed the first president of the NOVA SCOTIA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Halifax) and in a very short time transformed a conservative and traditional art school into an energetic avant-garde institution au courant with the newest developments in the visual art
Christian Boltanski is a French photographer, sculptor, painter, and installation artist. Born in Paris in 1944 to a Jewish father of Ukrainian heritage, and a Corsican Christian mother, Boltanski was attracted to painting and drawing as a young child, and left school at the age of 12. In the late 鈥
Canadian art couple working in sound an multimedia installation. Cardiff first came to notice with her audio walks. Sound has remained an important part of their practice with pieces such as "40 part motet", which consisted of 40 speakers each playing a different voice.
The artist to represent Canada in the 2007 Venice Biennial, Altmejd's large-scale sculptures are crystalline, hairy, decomposing, holy-hollow and pastel-painted. Often an important component of the sculptures are low lying plinth like supports, which give a museum-type feel to the werewolves, birds,