HAUTE VITRINE showcases the photographs of Leslie Hossack whose work has been exhibited across Canada from Vancouver to Newfoundland and in the United States. Focusing on the conflicted environment and powerful personalities of the mid-20th century, Hossack has completed major studies of historic locations in Vancouver, Paris, Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Kosovo, London, Normandy, Vienna, the Channel Islands, Rome, Scotland and Copenhagen.
Books by Leslie Hossack include Traced: The Arcane Legacy of Scotland’s Freemasons; Freud Through the Looking-Glass; H-Hour: Normandy 1944; Registered: The Japanese Canadian Experience During World War II; Charting Churchill: An Architectural Biography of Sir Winston Churchill; Testament: Leslie Hossack In Kosovo; Cities of Stone, People of Dust and Berlin Studien. Her next book, At Home: Vilhelm Hammershøi and Leslie Hossack, will be published in 2021.
Hossack’s photographs have been recognized with many awards, and she has been interviewed often on CBC Radio about her exhibitions. Articles about her work have appeared in publications such as: The Globe and Mail, National Post, Galleries West, PhotoEd, Apollo and The Literary Review in the UK, and Finest Hour and Chartwell Bulletin in the US. Her work is held in private collections at home and abroad, and in public collections including: the National Gallery of Canada Library; the Canadian War Museum; Library and Archives Canada; The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum; Nikkei National Museum; City of Vancouver; National Churchill Library and Center, Washington DC; Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna; and Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge UK.