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LOT 404

1942 -

To All in Tents
colour silkscreen on paper
signed, titled, editioned 145/150 and dated 1987
30 x 22 in, 76.2 x 55.9 cm

Available for post auction sale. CAD

PRICE: $1,250

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 135 Yorkville Ave

Collection of the Artist

Charles Pachter, interviewed by Heffel, May 2022

Please note: the full sheet is 31 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches. This work is unframed.

To All in Tents visualizes Canada’s origin narrative with bold clarity. The tent, the “Canvas House,” represents the shelter that protected the British while they were establishing an English Canada. Charles Pachter represents the tent motif and “landscape” of To All in Tents with a striking simplicity, using primary colours and simple shapes. By contrast, the two plants situated in the foreground – partially concealing the tent – are depicted in secondary tones, emphasized by shadow, depth and texture. In To All the Tents, Pachter demonstrates his ability to create crisp visuals and compelling narratives.

Watch Charles Pachter discuss this celebratory auction session here.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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