Sendak: Drawing the Curtain

Renowned for his beloved children’s books, Maurice Sendak (1928–2012) was also an avid music and opera lover. In the 1970s, he embarked on a successful second career as a designer of sets and costumes for the stage, an era the Morgan Library & Museum explores in Drawing the […]

Quick Hits: Remedios Varo

This recent acquisition by the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is by the late Remedios Varo (1908-1963), a surrealist worth knowing.  Raised by a Catholic mother and an atheist engineer father, these two forces — the spiritual and scientific — heavily influenced Varo’s artistic career.

Quick Hits: Into the Blue

These works are from “Into the Blue”, Peggy Ann Turner’s latest solo exhibition, a series of landscapes evoking the colour, light, architecture and nature of the Greek Aegean Islands. She works in acrylic paint, pencil, and found papers to create the figurative/abstract collage paintings.

Keever: Painting in Water

Bau-Xi Gallery is welcoming internationally acclaimed photographer Kim Keever to its Toronto roster with an exhibition June 1-15. The New York based artist is known for his colourful, large-scale abstractions, which he creates by pouring paint into a 200-gallon tank of water in his studio.