Friday, July 21, 2006

Great Canadian Painter Ken Lochhead RIP


I hadn't head this until I checked out Timmer Readtree's blog tonight.

"Painter Kenneth Lochhead, who helped put Saskatchewan on the national arts scene map with the Emma Lake workshops and as a member of the Regina Five, has died. He was 80."

When I was a young painter, Lochhead and the other Regina guys were Canadian heros to me.

3 comments:

Timmer said...

There are some quotes by Mr. Ron Bloore regarding Ken's painting in todays Saturday Globe.

mister anchovy said...

the comments Tim refers to can be found here

T-man-Sam_former Visigoth and musical Goddess said...

Geez kind of a shock!

I knew hin but know his daughter better. Really nice genuine fellow.
Unfortunatelty I missed this being at another funeral that weekend.

Long time no talk, hope you and Tuff are doing great.