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Landscape as Muse
Season 4: Ep: 40 "The Rock to the Rockies With David Alexander"
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
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Ep 41
The Beaver With Mary Anne Barkhouse
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Ep 42
In the Pines With Robert Wiens
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Ep 43
Faces in the Land With Dempsey Bob
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Ep 44
The Tolt, The Droke, and the Blasthole Pond River With Marlene Creates
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Ep 45
Boggy Creek With Joe Fafard
Watch May 18, 10:30pm
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:
Wed May 2, 4:30am
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 May 20, 4:30pm
Wed May 23, 4:30am
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 May 27, 4:30pm
Wed May 30, 4:30am
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.
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.
Boggy Creek With Joe Fafard
In this episode, sculptor Joe Fafard constructs a massive wolf figure made from logs found on his land. We accompany him to the National Gallery of Canada where his achievements are celebrated with an impressive retrospective.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri May 18, 10:30pm
Sat May 19, 2:30am