This painting is a perfect example of why artist Kari Tirrell has such a strong reputation for realism. It’s called Tin Menagerie, done in acrylic on a 24 by 26 inch board. Looking for something less conventional than tabletops of fruit or bread, Tirrell stumbled on her hallmark of […]
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Tim Jarosz creates these wondrous cityscapes by collaging and digitally modifying the color and texture of his photos. He is a professional photographer and designer based in Chicago.
The Guggenheim museum highlights one of my favourite abstract artists today, Vasily Kandinsky (1866 Moscow – 1944, France). This work is a reverse oil painting on glass in an artist’s painted frame.
La Wilson’s art draws the eye to the many ordinary, tiny objects we need to function but don’t really pay attention to: buttons, pencils, corks, belt buckles, batteries, car keys and clothespins, to name a few. Wilson assembles her constructions by trial and error, using objects that appeal […]
Time to appreciate this Rolls Royce Phantom V, delivered to John Lennon in 1965. The Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria has held the car, and sent it frequently on tour, since 1992. It took the Beatles to Buckingham Palace to receive their MBEs in 1965, although it […]
“Bao,” a Canadian production by Pixar, has won the 2019 Oscar for short animated film, continuing a heritage first established by animation pioneers at the National Film Board.