Sarah Martin: Vintage Memories

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.

Quick Hits: Jacob Hashimoto

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.”

38/150: Mary Pratt – Domesticity

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.

37/150: Joe Fafard – Prairie Sculpture

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.