It’s been painstaking work, but the former cabin of a West Coast artist duo is being restored and relocated in Vancouver to serve as floating space for a new Artist Residency. It’s a fascinating story and a lesson in preservation.
This year is the 100th anniversary of the death of evolutionary biologist, zoologist and artist Ernst Haeckel, often known as the German Darwin. These dazzling plates are from Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur, the Art Forms of Nature, published in 1904.
Shanghai-based multimedia artist Xu Zhen features a group of performers floating mysteriously in mid-air for In Just a Blink of an Eye, defying the constraints of physics as if frozen in time and space.
The scenes in Cath Hughes’ Things We Found at the Lake series appear to be traditional summer settings. Until you look more closely. Along with swimmers and bathers, her paintings contain hybrid characters, and figures from British folklore and European mythology.
An artist who goes by the name of Mercurial Milk is the creative force behind these print and portrait sketchbooks. She has almost 40,000 followers on her Instagram,
Lauren Crazybull, a 24-year-old Blackfoot and Dene artist, has become the Province of Alberta’s inaugural Artist-in-Residence, the first such position in Canada. Her personal artist mission is to accurately portray First Nations people, against their colonial stereotypes, as she does in her compelling portraits.