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Ravine, Neville Park, Toronto
Heavily treed ravine in Neville Park, Toronto with houses on hill above
Still life with a floral plate, salt shaker and green and red tomatoes
Gas Plant in Winnipeg
Two houses in the shadow of a large gas plant structure in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in winter
An alley in Winnipeg, Manitoba; several figures in the distance. One of the buildings is the now-demolished Eaton’s
The Servants Entrance: Versailles
Sideways portrait of a woman layered with a sketched outline of the Palace of Versailles entrance
Three part painting consisting of one circular panel and two rectangular panels which are joined with braces. The circular panel at the top depicts a Prairie landscape as does the panel below. The bottom panel depicts a figure’s nose and mouth and it appears to be looking through a pair of binoculars. On either side is a Prairie landscape.
“Is she a he?”
A female body builder, Iron Joanne, who is a muscle-bound woman posing as the Greek mythological figure Atlas, bearing the weight of world.
A two-headed cow standing in a picturesque Ukrainian community with a nuclear generating plant and an onion-domed church in the background. Along the bottom of the painting, the artist has written “Nature provided one udder, nuclear waste made another.”
Paintbrushes (In Memoriam Walter Gramatté)
Still life of a table with two vases filled with paintbrushes.
Afternoon Tea (The Gossips)
Three Victorian little girls seated outdoors on a blanket playing at tea. A small dog is their companion.
A goat’s body with the head of a girl; small horns protrude from the girl’s head
Small, handwritten exhibition announcement card. On the left side there is a painting of the artist painting a large blue bird.
Teufelstriller (Devil’s Trill)
An abstract colour image of several contorted figures dancing around a bonfire.
A small cluster of flowers
Nisselgasse (Two Foxes)
A sketch of two foxes walking together on hind legs.
From My Studio Window on Walnut Street
Houses and backyards on Walnut Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
I Am Who I Am
Burning tree on a hill set against a blue sky with ‘I Am Who Am’ inscribed in the flames
After the Distress of those Days
Large, bloodied cross set against an eclipsed sun and dark sky; stars raining down on the figures below
Out of the Depths have I cried to You Lord
A man with an anguished face holding his arms upwards in prayer and encircled by thorns falling into a void
Landscape with Cow
Landscape showing rolling hills with several trees scattered across the fields on a bright but cloudy day. There is a cow grazing in the centre of the painting and there is a broken fence in the bottom right corner.
A portrait of Spanish classical guitarist Andrés Segovia sitting and playing an acoustic guitar
Ritual of the Sausage
An elaborate pseudo-religious/social feast is taking place set in a windowless environment. A macabre celebration or wake, this grotesque fantasy is overwhelmed with the symbolic complexity of the carnal, precarious nature of humankind. The cycle of life and the realization that all living things consume other living things is presented. Death is forefront, holding a knife. Strings of sausages become fetish objects. They are food, rope, halo, faeces, clothing, phallus, ritual instruments and playthings. The dissonant ritual group, nun, crook, prisoner and butcher with knife and pail perform. The sausage trio turns round and round with a black bird. The female prisoner with shaved head is bound and blindfolded, representing another victim. The four handmaidens attend and service the reclining female figure. The older woman kneeing praying on her beads is straddled on the head by a white bird squawking at its black companion across the room. The two birds frame all the variations of light and dark that existing in the human pysche.
Descent into Hell and Lamentation
Self-portrait of the artist, who is nude; laid out on a table and tormented by a crew of demons, picking and prodding at his stigmata.
Birch Meeting in Self
A rubbing of a birch tree
A rubbing of an oak tree