Thursday, January 12, 2012

Leonard Brooks, artist, musician and husband of photographer, Reva Brooks, remembered


Canadian war artist made Mexico his home

"For all the ways in which Leonard Brooks was celebrated – as landscape painter, war artist, dean of a Mexican art colony, creator of abstract collages and tapestries, music school director and author of eight books for the working artist – the slights he felt from his native Canada proved a powerful counterforce throughout his life..." - Philip Fine, The Globe and Mail

To read the full article pick up today's issue of The Globe and Mail (page S8) or online: www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canadian-war-artist-leonard-brooks-100-made-mexico-his-home/article2299514/

Reva Brooks' Artist Page: www.bulgergallery.com/dynamic/fr_artist.asp?ArtistID=19