|Born||1950 (age 70–71)|
|Education||Royal College of Art|
Tony Scherman (born 1950) is a Canadian painter.He is known for his use of encaustic and portraiture to depict persons and events of historical or popular significance.
Scherman has had solo shows in galleries and regional museums throughout Canada and the United States.His expressive work often depicts historical figures and events, from Napoleon to Hamlet to the American Civil War. 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. He was made a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
Scherman's work is in the permanent collection of numerous museums and art galleries, including the Kelowna Art Gallery,Glenbow Museum, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Winnipeg Art Gallery, MacLaren Art Centre, Art Gallery of Guelph, Art Gallery of Hamilton, University of Toronto Art Centre, Canada Council Art Bank, Michael Canadian Art Collection, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery at Concordia University, and Dalhousie Art Gallery. Musée National d'Art Moderne housed in the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, France holds five of his early drawings,
Lawren Stewart Harris was a Canadian painter. He was born in Brantford, Ontario, and is best known as a member of the Group of Seven who pioneered a distinctly Canadian painting style in the early twentieth century. A. Y. Jackson has been quoted as saying that Harris provided the stimulus for the Group of Seven. During the 1920s, Harris' works became more abstract and simplified, especially his stark landscapes of the Canadian north and Arctic. He also stopped signing and dating his works so that people would judge his works on their own merit and not by the artist or when they were painted. In 1969, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada.
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