Manitoba Mosaic

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ISBN: 9781771086394

Manitoba Mosaic


  Photographer :   George Fischer    
  Publisher:  George Fischer

In a collage of dazzling photos, George Fischer creates a solid mosaic from the heart. Sun-kissed cottages, beaches and grain. Wide-open spaces and big sky. Frosty fields, icy lakes and Arctic tundra. Shadowy shapes and soaring historical monuments.

Fischer’s art juxtaposes Manitoba’s storied past and stellar present in a photographic narrative underlining the elements that form the province’s distinctive personality. Water, wind and voyageurs. Polar bears and wild landscapes. Legendary music and dance; professional sports and recreational pursuits; iconic architecture and abundant heritage.

From the chilly shores of Hudson Bay to the temperate waters of Lake Winnipeg, the province is veined with rivers that served Aboriginals and traders of yore, and provide countless prospects for outdoor adventurers of today. It echoes with the sounds of skates and pucks that have been heard around the world. Manitoba’s famed music scene has bred popular rockers and country singers–and draws big-name international concerts. A creative design culture preserves the province’s past and continues to shape its future with architectural vibrancy. And an array of lively festivals adds colour and splash to the cultural landscape.

With ingenuity and insight being the mortar that cements these photographic pieces into an artistic mosaic, Fischer creates a formula that is sure to accelerate your heartbeat.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771086394
Item MC0216
PublisherGeorge Fischer
PublisherGeorge Fischer
Published onMay 7 2018
Language eng
Pages 256
Format Hardcover
Dimensions10(in) x 10(in)
Shipping weight1395(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
George Fischer is one of Canada’s most renowned and prolific landscape photographers. He has produced over fifty books and fifty art posters from sites around the world. His work has also appeared on the covers of numerous international magazines and newspapers, and in the promotional publications of tourism agencies around the world. His book Unforgettable Canada was on the Globe and Mail's bestseller list and sold over 75,000 copies. George Fischer resides in Toronto.