Quick Hits: Doomsday

These drawings by Swedish artist Marcus-Gunnar Pettersson reflect a theme pursued by many artists: the question of how and when (and if) the world will end. But a focus on destruction is nothing new for creatives, and if artists today emphasize doomsday, it’s a sure thing some of […]

Helga Paris: Berlin behind the wall

Self-taught photographer Helga Paris (German, born 1938) was trained in fashion design but began taking photos seriously in 1967, leading to life as a freelancer in the German Democratic Republic. She found her subjects in her immediate surroundings and is best known for documenting everyday life in east […]

Ray Caesar: Digital Surrealism

This interpretation of “Desire” is from the massive portfolio of Toronto surrealist Ray Caesar, a renowned digital artist who spent part of his working life (1980-1997) in the Art and Photography Department of The Hospital For Sick Children.