Category Archives: illustration

“Elegy” by Leonard Cohen

A watercolour illustration inspired by “Elegy,” the opening poem in Leonard Cohen’s very first poetry collection, Let Us Compare Mythologies, from 1956.   Elegy Do not look for him In brittle mountain streams: They are too cold for any god; … Continue reading

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“To Hell and Back” Illustrations

To Hell and Back: An Anthology of Dante’s Inferno in English Translation was published a few days ago by John Benjamins (Amsterdam). Edited by  Tim Smith and Marco Sonzogni, the book runs through all 34 cantos of the Inferno twice, … Continue reading

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Assurart Drawings -Papier 2017

Here are the twelve drawings that I created to decorate Assurart‘s booth at the most recent edition of Papier (Montreal), Quebec’s largest contemporary art fair. Assurart is an insurance company specializing in art insurance, and my drawings were intended to … Continue reading

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My drawings at the Papier 2017 Contemporary Art Fair

Montreal’s Papier is an art fair dedicated exclusively to the paper medium, one of the largest of its kind in North America and the largest contemporary art fair in Quebec. This year I will be among the up-and-coming and most … Continue reading

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“East Coker” by T. S. Eliot

My visual adaptation of the last stanza of T. S. Eliot’s “East Coker,” the second poem of his Four Quartets. It was originally published in 1940. Eliot’s remains are interred in the parish church of St. Michael’s in East Coker, … Continue reading

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Vimy 1917-2017

Today marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9-12, 1917). The Allied victory cost the lives of 3600 Canadians (along with, lest we forget, an unknown, but no doubt horrifyingly high number of Germans). … Continue reading

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“In a Station of the Metro” by Ezra Pound (1913)

Two illustrations inspired by the American poet Ezra Pound’s famous and famously short poem, “In a Station of the Metro,” first published in 1913. I have no experience with Chinese and Japanese brush painting, and it is known as a … Continue reading

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