NEWS


AT HOME: VILHELM HAMMERSHØI’S COPENHAGEN

Ottawa, December 2018

In her new body of work, Leslie Hossack explores the world of Danish painter
Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916) who is best known for his poetic and muted interiors.

Her examination begins in the rare book collection at the National Gallery of Canada
which holds the 1918 publication pictured below. Hossack will then follow
Hammershøi’s trail to Copenhagen.

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Edition 501/850, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa 2018


FREEMASONS OF SCOTLAND

Ottawa, November 2018

The Masonic Photographs by Leslie Hossack will be featured
in an exhibition and accompanying book in 2019.

This series reveals the intertwined history of
operative stonemasons and speculative Freemasons in Scotland.

It follows the mysterious story from the calloused hands of ancient builders
to the white gloves of modern Masons – an arcane legacy.

Date Stone, The Lodge of Edinburgh (Mary’s Chapel) No. 1, Hill Street, Edinburgh 2018


MUSSOLINI’S ROME

Ottawa, October 2018

Leslie Hossack’s new body of work, The Rome Photographs,
explores Benito Mussolini’s Fascist Rome.

A selection of photographs from this series will be published in 2019
in a book entitled Rebranded: Mussolini’s Rome 1922-1943.

The image below shows a detail on a large government building
constructed during Mussolini’s dictatorship. It implies a link between “Il Duce”
and the legendary founding of Rome and the ancient Roman Empire.

State Registry Office (1936–1937), Via Luigi Petroselli, Rome 2017


CHURCHILL PHOTOGRAPHS IN WASHINGTON DC

Ottawa, June 2018

16 photographs from the Charting Churchill series by Leslie Hossack
acquired by The National Churchill Library & Center, George Washington University

Two of the photographs recently added to their permanent collection are
Prime Minister’s Room, #65A, Churchill War Rooms, London 2014 and
Hut 8, Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire 2014.

Churchill's Office, The Cabinet War Rooms, Clive Steps, London 2014 by Leslie HossackHut 8, Bletchley Park 2014 by Leslie Hossack

UPCOMING BOOK

Ottawa, May 2018

Leslie Hossack to release new book
Freud Through the Looking-Glass
June 2018

The book explores Sigmund Freud’s pre-war Vienna, Hitler’s wartime Vienna,
letters handwritten by Freud, as well as works of art and self-reflections captured by the artist
through the lens of “Freud’s looking-glass.”
This volume contains more than 80 photographs and an insightful foreword by
Dr. Stefan Pehringer, Austrian Ambassador to Canada.



UPCOMING EXHIBITION

Ottawa, February 2018

The Canadian War Museum presents
CANADIAN FORCES ARTISTS PROGRAM – GROUP 7,
an exhibition of works by the most recent group of civilian artists.
Also featured are legacy pieces by Canadian Forces Artists Program alumni,
including Leslie Hossack’s
Fortified Position, Summit of Mount Golesh, Kosovo 2013.

CANADIAN FORCES ARTISTS PROGRAM – GROUP 7
February 2 – April 2, 2018
Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Place, Ottawa

Fortified Position, Summit of Mount Golesh, Kosovo 2013 by Leslie Hossack

Fortified Position, Summit of Mount Golesh, Kosovo 2013


GARY OLDMAN AND JOE WRIGHT VIEW CHURCHILL EXHIBITION

Washington DC, November 2017

Darkest Hour star Gary Oldman and director Joe Wright admire Leslie Hossack’s exhibition
Charting Churchill: An Architectural Biography of Sir Winston Churchill
at The National Churchill Library and Center.
This exhibition of photographs has been extended to March 2018.

Gary Oldman and Joe Wright


UPCOMING EXHIBITION

Ottawa, November 2017

Leslie Hossack’s work July 1941 on view at Studio Sixty Six in ARTICULATIONS
a group exhibition featuring the art of 40 women working in the National Capital Region

ARTICULATIONS
November 30, 2017 – January 20, 2018
Studio Sixty Six
66 Muriel Street, Suite 202, Ottawa

Opening Reception: November 30, 2017, 6 pm – 9 pm

July 1941, Helmet and Image by Leslie Hossack


REMEMBRANCE DAY

Ottawa, November 2017

The Sussex Contemporary commemorates Remembrance Day

November 7 – 11, 2017
Special Exhibition
Selected photographs from the D-Day series
H-Hour, Normandy 1944 by Leslie Hossack

Saturday, November 11, 2017
Open House
1 pm – 4 pm
artist will be present

Sussex Contemporary Gallery
531 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

A Soldier Of The 1939-1945 War, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers 2015


UPCOMING EVENT

Ottawa, November 2017

Grand Opening of the SPAO Centre

Friday, November 10, 2017
School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa
77 Pamilla Street
5 pm – 11 pm

Leslie Hossack’s Atlantic Wall photographs from her series H-Hour, Normandy 1944
on view in inaugural exhibition CONTINUUS, Redwall Gallery, SPAO Centre
together with works by Olivia Johnston and Ruth Steinberg

Gun Casement 1, Naval Coastal Battery, Longues-sur-Mer 2015