The Corkin Gallery in Toronto is exhibiting a recent series by David Urban called Returner, 2011, a number of abstract oil paintings on canvas that vary in size and color. The exhibition, on this month, coincides with the Abstract Expressionism exhibit currently on view at the Art Gallery […]
New Paddle Designs Contact Voyaging Co. has launched a collection of Canadian-made paddles that take a contemporary look at traditional voyaging paddles. The first series is styled on the semaphore navigational signalling system. The company says its goal is to bring city style to the outdoors, and outdoor […]
Darrell Bell Gallery (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is exhibiting contemporary Canadian sculpture and furniture relating to Sofa West Santa Fe . Here’s a quick rundown.
It’s unusual to find infographics that speak to eschatology, the study of the end times. But this visual from Live Science does the trick. It’s a primer on how the world might end.
I’m not into canoeing. I prefer the kayak. But canoes are such a part of Canadian life that I am endlessly drawn to the often mystical imagery of paddling, especially in art. So many iconic Canadian moments are tied to canoeing, including the wilderness trips of Group of […]
This print by David Blackwood took me instantly to a haunting image in Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News, the scene where ancestors of the novel’s main character haul a house across the ice with ropes in the gray winter of Newfoundland. Black Ice, a Blackwood exhibit, captures […]