Illustrator Aleli Razo is one of hundreds participating in the latest online (mostly Instagram) challenge. But it was the power and creativity of her sketches that first caught my eye.
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 […]
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.
More than 250 puppets from 15 countries populate the Museum of Anthropology’s new exhibition on the art, theatre and history of puppetry, at the University of British Columbia.
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.
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.