Marc Mayer (Director of the National Gallery of Canada), Sarah Stanners (Director of Collections and Curatorial at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection), and Colleen Heslin (painter, winner of the RBC Canadian Painting Competition in 2013) discuss the influence of Jack Bush - as well as his influences - on abstract art in Canada.
An Extraordinary Event in an Exceptional Setting—Moonlight Gala 2016. The Signature Fundraising Event Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the McMichael! Shot by Poesis Media.
"The story of my attraction really starts with his words." Dr. Sarah Stanners talks about the way Jack Bush wrote his own history, and the world that inspired him.
The Chief Curator of the McMichael Gallery, Dr. Sarah Stanners, discussing the work of Jack Bush on exhibit in the gallery. Though Jack Bush is known as an abstract painter, he started out as a landscape artist, painting 'en plein air' like the Group of Seven. Even in his abstract work, he was very much inspired by the world around him.