If you have been watching this blog since it began (in 2011), you may recall previous Art Junkie posts about the marvelous Elena Nuez, the Spanish industrial designer and artist who paints (mostly leaves). I can’t get enough of her inspiring palettes. Also, have a look at the […]

Quick Hits – Radical Stitch

Radical Stitch, one of the largest ever exhibitions of Indigenous beadworks, travels to the Art Gallery of Hamilton next month from an extended stay at Mckenzie Art Gallery in Regina, where it was originally curated. The show features 48 artists at various stages in their careers from across […]

The Ribbon Cage

These digital works by artist Hugo Valentine are about cultural and imposed restraints on behaviour and speech, the British artist says. The collection is called Ribbon Cage.

Quick Hits – Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, has been turned into a full-scale interactive art installation by artist Matthew-Robin Nye, a doctoral candidate in Concordia’s Humanities program. Nye’s exhibit Goodnight Moon: a Rhythm, a Tempo, was commissioned by Joel Mason (Humanities PhD ’21) for the Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre and […]

Kinetic Round Table

Korean artist Choe U-Ram’s kinetic installation is mesmerizing. Round Table is supported on the backs of 18 slouching, headless figures made from fake straw, which rise and lower from the knees as a head on top of the table rolls with them. The artist set the figures in […]