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Masterworks from the Audain Art Museum, Whistler

“The first major indication of the vast scope and quality of the museum’s treasures… The collection is a cornucopia of British Columbian art.”

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A celebration of British Columbia art.

Book Description

Masterworks from the Audain Art Museum, Whistler, is the definitive guide to the museum’s permanent collection and a celebration of art in British Columbia. The book features First Nations masks and a wide selection of works by Emily Carr and E.J. Hughes, as well as some of the most vivid depictions of the regional landscape by Frederick Varley and William Weston. Stunning examples of modernism by Lawren Harris and B.C. Binning presage images by innovative practitioners such as Jack Shadbolt, Toni Onley, Gordon Smith, and Claude Breeze. Innovative works by photo-conceptual artists such as Jeff Wall, Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, and Stephen Waddell are featured, as well as career-defining contemporary art by First Nations artists such as Bill Reid, Robert Davidson, Beau Dick, Brian Jungen, Sonny Assu, and Marianne Nicolson.



  • Hardcover
  • 10 × 11 inches
  • 200 pages
  • 978-1-927958-49-0
  • $45 CAD / $45 USD
  • October 2015