WNDW: Street-Level Gallery Hopping

An inspired idea: WNDW is a multi-site project that links a cross-section of Toronto’s independent street-level window galleries, exploring how vacant windows in downtown cores are being transformed into accessible, 24-hour walk-by galleries.  (Above:  Braveland a pair of giant medals made of brightly painted cardboard and textiles and […]

Grimanesa Amorós: Floating Islands

Interdisciplinary artist Grimanesa Amorós is part of a group exhibition called Watch Your Step at The Flag Art Foundation in New York City. She’s a logical inclusion in this examination of the relationship of art works to the floor, since her sculptural installations are beautifully grounded. Her works […]

Speed: Art of the Auto

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts has legends on wheels. Speed: The Art of the Performance Automobile showcases 19 cars that exemplify the best in the art, design, engineering and aerodynamics of their eras.  (Above: 1952 Chet Herbert “Beast III” Streamliner, designed in a wind tunnel) -1938 Mormon Meteor […]

Art of Polymer Clay

  This is one of Canadian Art Junkie’s all-time reader favourites, from the archives. Montreal-based Raku Inoue is an artist, illustrator, sculptor and photographer who works in polymer clay to produce 3D illustrations, butterflies, masks and other stunning works. (Above, Below: Theatrical masks) He does intriguing fantasy scenes. […]

Inkyung Choi: Free Spirited Creatures

Korean-born Inkyung Choi is into people, especially free-spirited children.  The Winnipeg-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer explores their movements, behavior, dress codes and other peculiarities. She has exceptional range. (Above: Tap,tap,tap,tap, 30″x30″, Acrylic on Canvas) –‘I can’t sleep‘ for art show ‘Let’s be friends, BEST FRIENDS’, 2012 Children […]