Mermaid Tails at the Laundromat

New-York-based Olivia Erlanger is the artist and curator behind Ida 2019, an installation first conceived for a Los Angeles laundromat in 2018. Erlanger created the work to “reimagine mermaid fantasies.” The work consists of life-size mermaid tails covered in scales, with bifurcated fins in yellow and pink, hanging […]

The Sobey Award Shortlist

Nicolas Grenier, who lives and works in Montreal and Los Angeles, is one of five finalists for the 2019 Sobey Art Award, the pre-eminent prize for Canadian artists 40 and under. The award recognizes some of the country’s most exciting young artists and provides significant financial recognition ($240,000 […]

Quick Hits: Joon Hee Kim

Joon Hee Kim’s compelling ceramic works are on exhibition at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery through Sept. 8, part of the former pastry chef’s continuing rise in the art world. “My sculptures are ceramic casts of everyday objects,” she says. “The components are arranged and then reordered. […]