Secrets of the Grand Hotel: An Exhibition of Paintings by Maxwell Bates

December 8 – December 30, 1983

Maltwood Art Gallery

An exhibition of a series of monotypes produced by Maxwell Bates between 1964 and 1965.

About the Author:

Maxwell Bates, a well-known Canadian painter and architect, died in Victoria in September, 1980. He is remembered primarily for his haunting figural images. Bates worked and studied in the United States and Europe. His teachers included Max Beckmann and Abraham Rattner, expressionists obsessed with the exploration of humanity in all its guises. He worked his entire life to attain the qualities of directness, simplicity and intensity.

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