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 […]
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When I think of a post-apocalyptic world, it’s usually based on images from favorite books, like Stephen King’s The Stand, an epic about a bacterial warfare experiment gone wrong. In a time when only a handful of people survive, the buildings tilt, decay and become overgrown. These illustrations […]
Known as “Other,” Canadian street artist Troy Lovegates has a free-wheeling style that tramples boundaries. Lovegates has been hopping freights cross country with a paint stick and wanderlust since the late 80s. Whether with straight-up aerosol on the wall or hand painted multi-media, the always experimental and voracious […]
Well known Canadian street artist Elicser Elliott’s work is on urban spaces from South America to Toronto and a new exhibition, Inappropriately Beautiful, just opened at Toronto’s LE Gallery last night. Elicser’s powerful images have made him a well known phenomenon in the global street art community. More […]
One of the first artists in Canada to embrace abstract art, Munn’s landmark work is on display this summer in Toronto.
Best known in Canada for her majestic bronze spider Maman outside the National Gallery, this current Ottawa exhibit marks the late sculptor’s remarkable influence and timeless work.