Artist Chris Temple has three favorites: New York, Vienna and his native Toronto, all subjects for paintings at an exhibition held this month at Nicholas Metivier Gallery. He focuses on the sharp angles that intersect with the “barriers and connectors” of an urban landscape – such as bridges […]
Photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze is a French expat who lives in the heart of Kowloon, his base for recording Hong Kong. These images are from Vertical Horizons (also a book), which he describes as “a contemplative dive into the raw nature of Hong Kong and an expression of its […]
You’re aware of GIFs, no doubt, those loops of motion now in widespread use. You may also know there’s an international conversation under way on whether GIF-based work is really art, despite its recent explosion. Well Montreal artist James Kerr (aka Scorpion Dagger) is already validated. He’s just […]
Detroit based environmental artist Michael McGillis lets each site dictate how he fills the space with his celebrated land art. Above and below, at the University of Oregon’s Overlook Field School, the decision was glass collected from the site and incandescent lighting.
It’s the appropriate time for a look at internationally renowned artist Peter Doig, who grew up in Canada and returned here briefly before settling his artist studio in Trinidad. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the only Canadian stop for a critically acclaimed retrospective on Doig’s work.
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THE 1920s SELFIE Photograph by The Byron Company via The Museum of the City of New York In this fascinating capture from nearly a century ago, we see the photographers of the Byron Company getting together for a portrait on…