Amsterdam-based artist Carolien Wissing’s architectural paintings feature sober, color palettes of abandoned buildings. Wissing “finds beauty in the urban
Thirty years of papers, models, sketches and other material from the work files of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry have been acquired by The Getty Research Institute, part purchase and part gift. If you live in Toronto, you’ve seen the Canadian-born, LA-based architect’s work, notably in his renovation of […]
KANVA, the Montreal firm behind this innovative public installation, has just been awarded the 2015 Emerging Architectural Practice Award by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Contemporary artist James Olley paints the familiar urban and suburban spaces that showcase architectural forms common in North American society. He uses oil, acrylic and pencil crayon on board or canvas. Olley is on exhibit at a survey of Master of Fine Arts internship award recipients at University […]
Jeff Koegel’s architectural style paintings have an appealing contemporary edginess. His work draws from a range of models such as Byzantine icon painting, Aboriginal art, American folk art, high modernism, technical schematics, tattoos and Ikebana. (Above: Penthouse) “Making a painting is a process about building, layer over layer,” […]
For Art Deco fans, the Stamp Echo Blog is one of the best sites I’ve seen on this season’s Deco release from Canada Post. It’s a particularly good blog post because it goes through the history of the five Deco buildings being featured. Have a look. Meanwhile, I’m […]