Quick Hits: Rockwood

This is a diptych by Toronto-based artist Brian Kelley, whose work captures the natural beauty of one of Ontario’s hidden secrets. The Rockwood Conservation Area, with its limestone cliffs, caves and glacial potholes, is a heavenly place. (Along with its natural wonders, there’s an abandoned woollen mill that […]

Art of the Map: Around the World

Scan the wonderful illustrations on this promotional map of Europe and Asia, produced in 1956 by Menier Chocolate, and drawn by J.B. Jannot, (aka Jan-Loup). This artist was also an illustrator for a French magazine from the 1950s to the early 1960s, and he also designed scarves for […]

Lion King: Art of the Costume

There’s no end to the popularity of The Lion King, which broke box office records on the weekend in its latest movie version. It’s a good time to appreciate the original stage show, especially the costumes, designed by Broadway producer and director Julie Taymor.

Quick Hits: Joy at Sea

View this post on Instagram “Wild Horses of the Sea” Absolutely mind blowing amazing, witnessing this huge pod of young dolphins marching up the coast off Laguna Beach today. Mother Natures amazing wonders never disappoint. Highlighting the importance in protecting this magic by cleaning up our oceans and […]