Art Writing

Preview The Gallery Guide. Practical Art History or Confessions of a Fine Art Appraiser.

Claude Breeze. June/July/Aug 2017.

Shadbolt’s Tree of Life. April/Mar 2017.

Dubious due Diligence. Feb/Mar. 2017.

The Olympic Posters. Nov/Dec/Jan. 2016/2017.

The Solitary Surrealist. Sept/Oct 2016.

The Recalcitrant Rembrandt. June/July/August. 2016.

The Ambiguity of Authenticity. April/May 2016.

Margaret Kean’s Big Eyed Boys. Feb/Mar 2016.

Clarence’s Chateau Gaillard. Nov/Dec/Jan 2015/2016.

M.S. Nov 1910. Sept/Oct 2015.

A. Y. Jackson at Gitsegyukla. June/July/August 2015.

The Archangel Michael Defeating Satan. April/may 2015.

Cruse Ship Art, Part 2. Feb/Mar 2015.

Mary Most Holy Mother of Light. Nov/Dec/Jan 2014/15.

Leni and the Nuba. Sept/Oct 2014.

The Seductive Souvenir or Cruise Ship Art. Jun/Jul/Aug 2014.

The Irish Surrealist. April/May 2014.

The Developing Dali. Feb/Mar 2014.

Nano-D Technology. Nov/Dec/Jan 2013/14.

Resale Royalties. (Part 2) Sept/Oct 2013.

Resale Royalties. (Part 1) Jun/Jul/Aug 2013.

Jasper Johns’ Figure 1. Apr/May 2013.

Fritz Stehwien. Feb/Mar 2013.

Modest Museums and Grandiose Galleries. Nov/Dec/Jan 2012-13

Who’s afraid of Canadian Landscape Art? Sept/Oct 2012.

The Wisham Fisherman. Jun/Jul/Aug 2012.

The Idiosyncratic Signature and the Indecipherable Monogram. Apr/May 2012.

The Debatable Donations. Feb/Mar 2012.

Mr. Dove. Nov/Dec/Jan 2011-2012.

The Long Tailed Monkey. Sept/Oct 2011.

Edgar Heap of Birds. June/July/August 2011.

The Silent Song. Feb/March 2011.

The Artist and the Art Aficionado. Feb/Mar 2011.

The Privacy of the Publicity Photograph. Nov/Dec/Jan 2010/2011.

The Prolific Painter and the Prodigious Potter. Portraits by Raymond McIntyre. Sept/Oct 2010.

The Coy Cornelis Krieghoff. June/July/Aug 2010.

The Political Portraitist. Alexander Roslin’s Lady with the Veil. Feb/March 2010.

The Reconsidered Revolution, Chagall’s La Revolution. Nov/Dec/Jan 2009/10.

The Anabiotic Abbey. Bolton Abbey by Archibald Wall. June/July/August 2009.

The Phoney Picasso. April/May 2009.

Setsuko Piroche. Feb/March 2009.

Forest Edge and Shoreline by Vern Simpson. Nov/Dec/Jan 2008/09.

The End of the Storm by Loren D. Adams. Sept/Oct 2008.

Under the Table by Thomas Anfield. April/May 2008.

Wylands Whales on Walls. Feb/March 2008.

Smart River by A. Y. Jackson. Nov/Dec/Jan 2007/08.

Red Fish with Blue Breasts by Leon Bellefleur. Sept/Oct 2007.

Shepherd in Skin Vest by C. de Visscher. June/July/August 2007.

Looe Pool by S. J. Lamorna Birch. April/May 2007.

Cammoldi. Jan/Feb/March. 2007.

The Monogram of Maurice Spira. Nov/Dec 2006.

Emily Carr watercolours. Sept/Oct 2006.

Christ on the Cross by Albrecht Durer. June/July/August 2006.

Centaure, faune et bacchante by Pablo Picasso. April/May 2006.

The Duchess of Devonshire after Thomas Gainsborough. Nov/Dec/Jan 2005/06.

A Portrait of Bertha Langerhorst attributed to Jan Sluijters. Sept/Oct 2005.

The Dodford Priory. June/July/August 2005.

A Portrait of Sir John Martin Harvey. April/May 2005.

Unpublished Papers and Articles.

The Heffel Art Auction. Entrepreneuralism, National Identity and The Group of Seven. 2014

Peter Greenaway’s The Draughtsman’s Contract: An Intermedial Analysis. 2014

The Topography of the Spiritual: The Space of Landscape as embodied in Gerhard Richter’s Landscape near Hubbelrath. 2014

Ding Ho/Group of 7, I like Canada and Canada likes me: Nationhood, Identity and Nationalism. 2013

Theorizing The Appraisal of Fine Art: An auto-ethnographic approach. 2013

Re-claiming tradition: Smoke from Marianne Nicolson’s fire. 2012

The Revival of Antiquity-Rethinking the Neo-Classical in Architecture. Why the ‘Etruscan’ in Robert Adam’s Etruscan Room at Osterley Park in the mid 18th century? 2011.

The Landscape Envisioned: Discursive Text and Image.  2011

Modernity and the Topology of Recursivity in Millais’ Christ in the House of His Parents.  2011.

Service d’ordinaire ; Luanne Martineau’s Lubber.From the Collection Unreal. Vancouver Art Gallery January 22 to September 5, 2011.

The Consequences of Hybridity. Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens.2010.

The Family Photo Album and the Archaeology of Traumatic Memory. 2010.

The argument and implications of Lacan’s Mirror Theory and how some of those issues played a role in Early Modern Colonialism. 2009.

Parallel Itineraries and the Politics of Accommodation. Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. To Live and Die on Your Colonialist Reservations. Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery.1995  2009.

Surrey, home of descendents of illustrious British Landscape Painter.
The Spotlight. Magazine of the Arts Council of Surrey. March 2008.

The Purloined Picasso.
Professional Appraisers Information Exchange. ISA March 2006.

A Legacy of Fine Art.
Leave a Legacy. Van Net Newspapers. CAGP. Oct 2006.

Exhibition Reviews.

Our man in Havana. Recent work by Richard Wlordarczak. Havana Gallery, Vancouver. 2009.

Inheritance/Remnants. Recent paintings by Barry Cogswell, Ferry Building Gallery, West Vancouver, B.C. April 18 to May 7. 2007.

An Analysis of Trends in Prices Realized of Canadian Art sold on the Secondary market. 2002 to 2006. Dec 2006.