Category: Quick Hits

Quick Hits: Jennifer Weihmann

The works of Calgary-based Jennifer Weihmann are often mistaken for paintings, with their lush textures and subtle colours. But the emerging artist’s extreme close-ups are photographs, of decomposing leaves, mushrooms, and petals.

Quick Hits: Perle & Pirouette

Pascale Sévigny-Vallières, an illustrator and graphic designer from the Quebec City region, created this small accordion book as a glimpse into the world of a circus. This creative little visual highlights clowns, contortionists, jugglers and tightrope walkers.

Quick Hits: Owen Murray

Fascinated by anthropology and archaeology, Alberta-based photographer Owen Murray has spent the last decade documenting cultural heritage projects in Cameroon, Turkmenistan, Oman, and Egypt.  He’s on exhibition at Strathcona County Art Gallery through Aug. 25.

Quick Hits: Ernst Haeckel

  This year is the 100th anniversary of the death of evolutionary biologist, zoologist and artist Ernst Haeckel, often known as the German Darwin. These dazzling plates are from Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur, the Art Forms of Nature, published in 1904.