Tony Scherman

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Tony Scherman
Born1950 (age 7071)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Education Royal College of Art
Known for Painting

Tony Scherman (born 1950) is a Canadian painter. [1] He is known for his use of encaustic and portraiture to depict persons and events of historical or popular significance. [2]

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Work

Scherman has had solo shows in galleries and regional museums throughout Canada and the United States. [3] [4] His expressive work often depicts historical figures and events, from Napoleon to Hamlet to the American Civil War. [5] [6] He is particularly known for a cycle of paintings of Napoleon and the French Revolution collected in the 2002 art book, Chasing Napoleon: Forensic Portraits. Scherman is also known for his use of encaustic painting techniques in his work. [3] [7] He was made a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. [8]

Collections

Scherman's work is in the permanent collection of numerous museums and art galleries, including the Kelowna Art Gallery, [9] Glenbow Museum, [10] University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, [11] Winnipeg Art Gallery, MacLaren Art Centre, [12] Art Gallery of Guelph, [13] Art Gallery of Hamilton, [14] University of Toronto Art Centre, [15] Canada Council Art Bank, [16] Michael Canadian Art Collection, [17] Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, [18] Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery at Concordia University, [19] and Dalhousie Art Gallery. [20] Musée National d'Art Moderne housed in the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, France holds five of his early drawings, [21]

Publications

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