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 […]

Luminato: The Encampment

Jenny-Anne McCowan and Thom Sokoloski have set up their outdoor art in New York and Ottawa before, but this version of their Encampment is on sacred ground. The 200 tents that form the exhibit are rising in downtown Toronto’s Fort York, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the […]