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 […]
I curate visual arts under The Art Junkie banner and I practice my writing on Colder by The Lake.
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.
Like many well known Canadian illustrators, Robert Carter sends a lot of work south of the border, to clients that range from American Airlines to the Harvard Business Review. This image was for a Los Angeles Times piece on the growing number of average American families who end […]