Alberta-based Steve Coffey represents the full scale of a multidisciplinary artist. He’s been an integral part of the Canadian art and music scene for many years. He has curated travelling exhibitions, created large-scale public sculptures, taught college, and conducted workshops and art residencies.
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 […]
VF Magazine has put together a terrific piece on the fine art of album covers,
UPDATED: This was a superb exhibition, which captured me for most of a full day. See this CBC piece for more information. A major Leonard Cohen exhibition that includes new, commissioned works by artists the poet and musician has inspired is planned for 2017 at the Musée d’art […]
The turn-of-the-century reverse-glass craft behind the cover of John Mayer’s Born and Raised is a lost art. David Smith, the traditional sign writer, embosser and glass gilder who created the work, won the assignment after the American musician had tried for a year to find a source for […]
What a great example of the DIY creativity of this Juno nominated indie band. Hollerado asked friends to a painting party to make 10,000 CD covers (and 2,000 vinyl) for their just released, White Paint. The base image was a stained glass window that lead singer Menno Versteeg’s […]