Quebec artist Sylvain Coulombe is on exhibit with The Symbolism of the Unspoken, his first solo show in Toronto. There’s a strong sculptural element to his portraits, due to thick applications of paint, and deep scraping and carving of his wooden canvases. In these new works, Coulombe creates […]
Artist Chris Temple has three favorites: New York, Vienna and his native Toronto, all subjects for paintings at an exhibition held this month at Nicholas Metivier Gallery. He focuses on the sharp angles that intersect with the “barriers and connectors” of an urban landscape – such as bridges […]
It’s the appropriate time for a look at internationally renowned artist Peter Doig, who grew up in Canada and returned here briefly before settling his artist studio in Trinidad. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the only Canadian stop for a critically acclaimed retrospective on Doig’s work.
I just caught up with Montreal artist Marina Dieul’s win for the People’s Choice award at last month’s Kingston Prize exhibit in Calgary. I have posted about her before (here) and she is clearly a rising star.
Vancouver artist Drew Burnham’s fluid lines and vivid colors have made him a top choice for Canadian collectors, who regularly buy out his shows. There’s a new exhibition – Silent Stories – opening today (Feb 22) at Bau-Xi Gallery, Toronto.
For Valentine’s Day, it seemed appropriate to tap into the work of Toronto artist Stan Olthuis for a radical version of the Xs and Os we use as hugs and kisses.