Renowned photographer Arnaud Maggs (b: 1926 Montreal) was at the top of his career when he died in 2012 at the age of 86. The National Gallery of Canada had just opened a major retrospective covering four decades of his work. And a few days before that exhibition […]
Summer is usually crammed with festivals, small and large, music and arts. But in the midst of those crowds, and usually in the heat, it takes talent to capture the mood and detail of an event. These sketch artists definitely have what it takes.
American artist Gina Beavers scours Instagram and the Internet for images that become her realistic paintings, built up through dense accumulations of acrylics. Her work reflects life in the age of social media, with hashtagged subjects such as food porn or makeup tutorials.
Marsha Kennedy’s relationship with nature is the motivational force behind her art practice. The Saskatchewan artist has been active since childhood in working with both wild and domestic animals, including two flightless, rescued crows.
A painter, illustrator and designer, Nick Dahlen is an emerging artist inspired by the classics. His style is an arresting distillation of the artists who influenced him, including Picasso, Kandinsky and Le Corbusier. He is clearly one to watch.
This is a still from Adrian Paci’s video, “Centro di permanenza temporanea” (Temporary Detention Center), showing men and women from Latin America getting ready to board a plane that never arrives. It’s part of a major exhibition on migration on now in the U.S.