Month: May 2012

Dale Chihuly’s Seattle Colors

Glass sculptor Dale Chihuly’s new exhibition center beneath Seattle’s Space Needle has generated exceptional color images over the last 10 days.  The 45,000-square-foot Garden and Glass Museum is a permanent home for the work of the controversial American artist.   You can read more about the museum here and […]

Delorme: Manipulated Totems

French photographer Alain Delorme is a rising star, someone to watch closely. He was selected for the prestigious West Collection, picked as one of only 7 international artists to be featured in an exhibition from an online competition that attracted 2,650 artists from 80 countries. These images are […]

Micropolis 2.0: A Wonder

One of Canadian Art Junkie’s all-time reader favourites, from the archives. Micropolis 2.0 is a multimedia universe made of silkscreen cutouts and digital prints that explores urban life and the relationships between people and large cities.  This is a work of wonder, as Québécois artists Allison Moore and […]

Will Kurtz Sculpts Ordinary People

Will Kurtz turns newspaper into ordinary New Yorkers going about their daily tasks. The former landscape architect sculpts over wood and wire to reflect characters he captures surreptitiously on his iPhone around New York. Earlier this year, he enlarged his following with an exhibition at Mike Weiss Gallery […]

A Canadian’s Chicago

Writer and photographer Joe Fantauzzi has a host of great shots from Toronto, where he lives and works, but his images of Chicago caught my attention because that city is special to me. I went to journalism school there, and did novice reporting at the Sun-Times suburban papers […]