Monday, November 9, 2015

Politico: "Baird vs the now Dion"...! Foreign Affairs Ministry - Lester B. Pearson building.


A portrait of the Queen at the entrance of the Foreign Affairs building in Ottawa was replaced by twin paintings by celebrated Quebec artist Alfred Pellan today.


The painting "Canada East" by Alfred Pellan
Quebec artist Alfred Pellan  -1988
A painting entitled Canada West by Alfred Pellan. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird removed it and replaced it with portrait of the Queen late last month.

A better looking desk front Ministry Foreign Affairs...!



Two paintings by Quebec artist Alfred Pellan are back on display in the Lester B. Pearson building, four years after the Conservatives removed them to make room for a...

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/return-slighted-quebec-art-from-ottawa-says-pq-1.1011755

http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/paintings-baird-had-replaced-with-queen-return-to-ottawa-building-under-dion-1.2650028
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-foreign-affairs-art-queen-1.3310633








George Frederick Thomson

Shared publicly  -  4:01 PM
I do not see what ART and Foreign Affairs has to do with it...!

But I would bet more on the UK than some Art of Canada...!

Why not locate the Queen and this Art together ?

The Art to the left or right, and the Queen and Gov. Seals either way, or somehow, all smaller...! Or art smaller ...???

...i do like the art: "wet feet and legs, and backs and roofs...!" and wet mountains...!and then the western canada one, and divided faces, and the american "something"...!!! dark red clouds and same color at base of mountains...! etc...

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