Tag: art

Julia deVille: Ghoulish or Genius?

Your instant reaction to the works of Australian artist Julia deVille may be that her be-jewelled taxidermy animals are deeply unsettling and macabre. Or, you may think her work is so freakishly beautiful it deserves the numerous contemporary art awards she receives.

Tiny House Artist Studios

The Tiny House movement has made it possible for many artists to find free-standing space right on their own property. True, not everyone has the opportunity to go this route, but shed-cabin style studios are filling a huge need.

The Warmth of Other Suns

This is a still from Adrian Paci’s video, “Centro di permanenza temporanea” (Temporary Detention Center), showing men and women from Latin America getting ready to board a plane that never arrives. It’s part of a major exhibition on migration on now in the U.S.

Quick Hits: Picasso Still Lifes

For a deeper look into the detail of Pablo Picasso’s still lifes, consider Remai Modern’s collection of working proofs, part of their collection of Picasso linocuts.  Anatomy of a Still Life is on through April, 2020 at the Saskatoon gallery. One extraordinary example, Nature morte à la pastèque […]

Lauren Ko: The Art of Pies

You may already have heard of Lauren Ko, the maker of pies that are works of art.  But if you have not, she is a current sensation, on Instagram, on TV, in podcasts and live on the web. She’s a master of pie art, and her creations are […]