“It is true that Robben Island was once a place of darkness, but out of that darkness has come a wonderful brightness, a light so powerful that it could not be hidden behind prison walls, held back by prison bars or hemmed by the surrounding areas.” Nelson Mandela […]
These extraordinary works are from emerging artist Jessie Babin, a Nova Scotia College of Art and Design grad who just won an invitational student art competition for her works in charcoal on paper.
Tony Calzetta’s distinctive language of bold, simplified forms blend color, texture and lines to create works that challenge the imagination. Toronto’s De Luca Fine Art has a new collection of his large-scale canvasses and drawings on exhibition. “It was Paul Klee who wrote of taking a line for […]
British Columbia artist Robert Bigelow’s series of drawings (over two hundred in all) were done in less than a year, using just red, black and blue ballpoint pens. With the attention to detail often associated with the scientific method, Bigelow has executed a concentrated body of work that […]
David Kramer’s engrossing drawings capture his caustic attitude toward the disparity between the good life we imagine we’re going to get, and the way things usually end up. Perceived inadequacies at work or awkwardness at parties are magnified by juxtaposing his self-deprecating stories with the clichéd expectations of […]
David Hockney’s experimental iPhone and iPad drawings are on show at the Royal Ontario Museum Oct. 8 through Jan. 1, 2012, the renowned British artist’s first major show in Canada in more than two decades. Hockney started painting with the Brushes app in 2008, first using thumb and […]