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Artist of the moment…….Bertram Brooker


Bertram Brooker was one of the first Canadian Abstract painters to earn international acclaim. Bertram Brooker was born in Croydon, England in the year 1888. This area is now part of London, England. His family moved to the country of Canada in 1905.

The artist was part of World War 1.

Brooker worked in the newspaper and magazine industry working as an editor. Brooker also published some books.

Bertram Brooker is seen as the first Abstract Expressionist painter to hail from Canada.

Bertram Brooker passeda way in 1955 at the age of 66 years old.

I am most impressed with this artist for his diversity of mediums. The artist was also a writer and one book he wrote won a Governor’s Award for best fiction work.

Price range information: Works range from $5,000 to $40,000.