Sarah Martin’s work explores the concept of memory, its deceptive nature and the way photographs can act as trigger points for a viewer’s memory. By using vintage photography and painting, she explores the way personal and collective memories can meld together and be manipulated.
Jacob Hashimoto, an expert in structured fiber and paper, has a solo show in Santa Fe, New Mexico this month, with an immersive installation made of brightly colored, and intricately patterned handmade Japanese rice paper “kites.”
Canadian-American photographer Lynne Cohen (1944-2014) is best known for images of institutional interiors, places generally inaccessible to the general public, such as medical labs, factories, shooting ranges, private offices and military installations.
Contemporary British artist Luke Jerram’s giant sculpture of the moon connects the first and second floors of the Aga Khan Museum, with the five-metre orb created just for Toronto. Museum of the Moon is a touring work by Jerram
Mary Pratt (1935-2018) earned a place as one of Canada’s most respected and popular still life artists with her hyper-realistic paintings of domestic activities: basting a turkey, preparing fish, cracking eggs. There’s even a memorial stamp of one of her most famous works, Jelly Shelf – 1999.
Joe Fafard, an internationally renowned sculptor and a favourite son of the Canadian West, died this weekend at his home in Saskatchewan. He brought a unique set of Prairie sculptures to almost every major Canadian city, the most famous his Running Horses outside the National Gallery of Canada.