Tag Archives: Brian Wyers

Brian Wyers: artist at work

It’s Victoria Day long weekend. Fireworks are exploding in my neighbourhood as I type this. It’s not fair to call it the Canadian equivalent to the 4th of July, as there’s no particular patriotism, no national myth underlying the date, … Continue reading

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Brian Wyers’ bodies

It sounds overblown, but Brian Wyers’ recent paintings are a genuine study in the power of the human spirit. I’ve watched this painter and the drama enacted on his canvases paralleling the struggles of his life, so much more than … Continue reading

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Wyers subjectivities

I posted a piece about painter Brian Wyers November 29th, and knew I’d have more to say.  This is a continuation. I am again fascinated by a Wyers painting that’s unlike anything I’ve ever seen.  Perhaps painters or art-critics would … Continue reading

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Brian Wyers

I’m going a bit outside my usual comfort zone with this one.  I’m a composer & keyboardist, a scholar in opera, theatre, film-music, literature.  In grade six they already knew I couldn’t paint or draw. Thank God for computers, because … Continue reading

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