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Landscape as Muse
Season 4
There has always been a special relationship between artists and their environment. What is it about nature that inspires art? In this series, we meet sculptors, painters, carvers, photographers and other artists, as they create a work of art in beautiful and often remote natural locations. Audiences enjoy a rare opportunity to witness an artist at work, while the artists themselves offer insight into their inspiration and influences.
Episodes
Ep 40
The Rock to the Rockies With David Alexander
Watch March 11, 11:30pm
Ep 41
The Beaver With Mary Anne Barkhouse
Watch March 18, 11:30pm
Ep 42
In the Pines With Robert Wiens
Watch March 25, 11:30pm
Ep 43
Faces in the Land With Dempsey Bob
Watch April 1, 11:35pm
Ep 44
The Tolt, The Droke, and the Blasthole Pond River With Marlene Creates
Watch April 8, 11:30pm
The Rock to the Rockies With David Alexander
From the shores of Newfoundland's Irish Loop to a glacier in the Rockies, David sketches his impressions of these rugged lands.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Mar 11, 11:30pm
Mon Mar 12, 3:30am
Fri Apr 13, 10:30pm
Sat Apr 14, 2:30am
Sun Apr 29, 4:30pm
The Beaver With Mary Anne Barkhouse
Mary Anne Barkhouse is a sculpture and installation artist living in the wetlands of Ontario's Haliburton Highlands. Here, she has closely observed the beaver in its natural habitat - a figure that has appeared prominently in many of her artworks.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Mar 18, 11:30pm
Mon Mar 19, 3:30am
Fri Apr 20, 10:30pm
Sat Apr 21, 2:30am
In the Pines With Robert Wiens
Traveling through the old-growth forests of Ontario's Temagami region, Robert Wiens begins with close-up photographs of ancient pines. He disavows the horizon line in his landscape, focusing his attention on the details in these trees.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Mar 25, 11:30pm
Mon Mar 26, 3:30am
Fri Apr 27, 10:30pm
Sat Apr 28, 2:30am
Faces in the Land With Dempsey Bob
Tahltan-Tlingit artist Dempsey Bob has devoted a lifetime to the craft of woodcarving. His great inspiration is the great trees, giant mountains, and mighty rivers.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Apr 1, 11:35pm
Mon Apr 2, 3:35am
The Tolt, The Droke, and the Blasthole Pond River With Marlene Creates
Marlene's home backs onto an expansive natural forest and a river that originates in the Blasthole Pond. Her art is woven into this landscape: a mixture of poetry, photography, installation, and observation.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Apr 8, 11:30pm
Mon Apr 9, 3:30am