Toronto’s Thompson Landry Gallery showcases a collection of striking new work by Dominique Fortin, who creates in a unique, dream-like style full of fantasy and romanticism. She focuses on themes ...
Brooklyn-based artist Lauren Luloff’s first solo show in Canada explores life through large scale paintings created by layering fabric painted in bleach and oil.
These award-winning, large-scale works by acclaimed photo artist and art director Jonathan Hobin show children enacting their versions of major events — the World Trade Center attacks, the murder of child beauty-queen JonBenét Ramsey, or the torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. The dark themes of In the Playground have made the works controversial. Critics […]
Emerging Canadian artist Meryl McMaster focuses on resolving her bicultural Aboriginal-European heritage. She is both Cree and Scottish. Her new solo exhibition looks at how identities collide, merge and transform.
Adelle Bernadette turned to painting in search of a healing outlet. She had worked as a wood carver and sculptor commissioned by the Lakota First Nations’ elders and spiritual community to create ceremonial healing pieces.
Philip Delisle explores the process of making art – from the role of the artist to the purpose of the work. The paintings on exhibit in Ottawa this month (Metapainting) are vignettes, or windows into the artist’s experience.
I live directly under the Niagara Escarpment, on the down slope of the sharp-edged ridge that forms a 700-kilometre spine across southern Ontario. UNESCO has designated the escarpment a World Biosphere Reserve. The marsh at the base of one of its rock layered cliffs (above) is a few minutes walk from my home. It is […]
Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, of Coast Salish heritage, is a Vancouver-based purveyor of politically activist indigenous art.
Life as a House invents the spaces Toronto artist Lee Richmond dreams of — the houses, the rooms, the colors, the textures — and in this exploration of her mind at play she subtly reveals her unique view of life.
Nicolas Ruel transfigures urban spaces with very long exposures that condense each photo into “a kind of 8-second micromovie.” The Montreal artist assembles key moments in a single take, then prints the large-scale works on stainless steel. Iconography, his latest exhibition, is on at Thompson Landry Gallery in Toronto.
These arresting works are by a part-time artist, a carpenter, in Vancouver, who uses the pseudonym TerbyWonder. The technique is superb, and the creativity sublime. He clearly has an affinity for capturing the mysteries of women.