It’s unusual to find infographics that speak to eschatology, the study of the end times. But this visual from Live Science does the trick. It’s a primer on how the world might end.
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On the water, I prefer a kayak. But canoes are such a part of Canadian life that I am endlessly drawn to the often mystical imagery of paddling, especially in art. So many iconic Canadian moments are tied to canoeing, including the wilderness trips of Group of Seven […]
This print by David Blackwood took me instantly to a haunting image in Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News, the scene where ancestors of the novel’s main character haul a house across the ice with ropes in the gray winter of Newfoundland. Black Ice, a Blackwood exhibit, captures […]
David Hockney’s experimental iPhone and iPad drawings are on show at the Royal Ontario Museum Oct. 8 through Jan. 1, 2012, the renowned British artist’s first major show in Canada in more than two decades. Hockney started painting with the Brushes app in 2008, first using thumb and […]
Fashionistas who wear stripes in the mode of Jean Paul Gaultier‘s famous sailor-ware get 50 per cent off at the landmark retrospective on the French designer at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. It’s been on only a month but the fashion-as-art collection is getting rave reviews. From […]
Purgatorio, A Drinkingbout (Series of Drinkers – Smokey The Bar, No. 2), (detail) 1981. Sandra Meigs’ work is at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Ottawa through August, part of an exhibit of holdings from the National Gallery of Canada called This is Paradise. For more than […]