Fascinated by anthropology and archaeology, Alberta-based photographer Owen Murray has spent the last decade documenting cultural heritage projects in Cameroon, Turkmenistan, Oman, and Egypt. He’s on exhibition at Strathcona County Art Gallery through Aug. 25.
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Aerial photographer Mitch Rouse shoots large scale, panoramic landscapes like these wetlands. Originally he used a high-tech drone but now prefers to photograph from a fixed-wing aircraft with a camera hole in the fuselage to capture land patterns.
Pretty much everyone who sketches eventually does people, but Berlin-based, Russian illustrator Kate Voronina has a standout approach. Her stylized scenes tell great stories.
These digital works by Prague-based 3D illustrator Filip Hodas are from his ongoing series exploring the dystopian world of pop-culture icons.
It’s been painstaking work, but the former cabin of a West Coast artist duo is being restored and relocated in Vancouver to serve as floating space for a new Artist Residency. It’s a fascinating story and a lesson in preservation.
This year is the 100th anniversary of the death of evolutionary biologist, zoologist and artist Ernst Haeckel, often known as the German Darwin. These dazzling plates are from Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur, the Art Forms of Nature, published in 1904.