Emerging Canadian artist Meryl McMaster focuses on resolving her bicultural Aboriginal-European heritage. She is both Cree and Scottish. Much of her work looks at how identities collide, merge and transform.
Vancouver-based Scott Conarroe is acclaimed for his photographs of landscape and the built environment, which evoke romantic pictorial traditions. One of his most intriguing set of works is the By Sea series, a survey of the coastal perimeter of Canada and the U.S. (Above, Sled Dogs in Iqaluit, […]
David Hlynsky shot 8,000 Hasselblad images on the streets of Communist Europe from 1986 to 1990, doggedly recording the banality of the Soviet Bloc. Primarily store windows, the photos illustrate cityscapes “devoid of the trumped up and pumped up urgency” of the West. (Above: Military shirts, Moscow 1990)
These umbrellas exemplify how an everyday object becomes art. Enjoy these parasols. (Click images for credits)
Nicolas Ruel transfigures urban spaces with very long exposures that condense each photo into “a kind of 8-second micromovie.” The Montreal artist assembles key moments in a single take, then prints the large-scale works on stainless steel. Iconography, his latest exhibition, is on at Thompson Landry Gallery in […]
Fascinated by the Antarctic tundra, Andrea Juan creates works that place boldly colored man-made objects against the ice. In New Species (2011) bright colors warm the landscape while reminding the viewer of global warming.