Miller Brittain: When the Stars Threw Down Their Spears
23 Oct 2009 - 03 Jan 2010
Miller Brittain: When the Stars Threw Down Their Spears presents over 70 drawings, paintings and murals dating from 1930 to 1967 by the important New Brunswick artist, Miller Brittain. Realist images of the social crises of the 1930s and of his life in the air force during the Second World War are preludes to Brittain’s religious and visionary post-war paintings and drawings. This exhibition provides a magnificent overview of the life and work of this renowned Canadian artist. Organized and circulated by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.