It’s been painstaking work, but the former cabin of a West Coast artist duo is being restored and relocated in Vancouver to serve as floating space for a new Artist Residency. It’s a fascinating story and a lesson in preservation.
That’s one of the principals of Gyva Grafika Studio in front of a work called “Domino.” He’s not actually stepping on concrete tablets. It’s a mural created by the design team that re-faces abandoned or deteriorating buildings in Lithuania and other parts of Europe.
This Muslim boy and Georgian girl play out the tragedy of their ill-fated love in live action in a 10-minute spectacle every night in the Georgian seaside town of Batumi. Tamara Kvesitadze is the artist behind “Man and Woman,” 8-metre sculptures worked in metallic discs. The two move […]
One of the joys of living in Chicago was the city’s legendary public art, big sprawling pieces by Miro, Picasso, Henry Moore and especially Alexander Calder. Coming upon Calder’s abstract Flamingo for the first time, bright against the stark buildings of Federal Plaza, was a memorable experience. But […]
This inspired piece of public art is 12 tons of solid painted concrete, with a 2.5-metre lamp behind it.
The National Gallery of Canada is offering this celebratory limited edition print by BGL, the Quebec City art collective chosen to represent Canada at the Venice Biennale, May 9 to Nov. 22, 2015.