Critical Writing Index

Painterly Aspects: Mark Lewis's New Films

by Bernard Fibicher

Canadian Art, Fall 2003, v. 20, no. 3, pp. 90-93

A review of Mark Lewis's latest project presenting an 'artificially' natural world in classical bucolic poetic fashion through painting. The text discusses the artists visual influences and the irony of using two optical mediums to demonstrate conflicting visual ideas.

ITEM 2003.089 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Hunters in the Snow (1565)Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Wanderer Looking over the Sea of Fog (1818)Caspar David Freidrich

Monk by the Sea (1808-1809)Caspar David Freidrich

Boat on the Elbe in the Early FogCaspar David Freidrich

Toteninsel (Isle of the Dead) (1883)Arnold BÖckin

AirportMark Lewis

Algonquin ParkMark Lewis

SmithfieldMark Lewis