Yes, trust your eyes. That’s a tiger, made from flowers, by the ever inventive Montreal artist and designer Raku Inoue. A previous Art Junkie post on Inoue showcased his use of Polymer clay to make 3D designs. This time, he uses flowers to create tigers, owls, beetles and […]
Toronto artist Nep Sidhu explores the resilience of Sikh communities through large-scale textiles and metalwork, including this 220-inch-by-108-inch tapestry which references the attack on the Sikh holy site the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab.
Each artist in this Italian-French duo uses his less dominant hand to paint simultaneously on one canvas.
Toronto artist Cat Lamora’s three-dimensional paper installation deals with the experience of a gyopo — the term for Korean expatriates who have been citizens in their new countries for longer than a decade.
Montreal based Yoakim Bélanger (b.1977) is a mixed media artist focused on the strength, passion and grace of the human body, most often using scraped or sanded metal plates. (Above: “Départ” mixed media on steel, 48″ x 68″)
The legendary Joyce Wieland (1931-1998) was a mixed-media artist, experimental filmmaker and Canadian nationalist whose feminist art made use of sewing, knitting, rug hooking and embroidery. She had a powerful influence on modernist art, and her 1971 retrospective at the National Gallery of Canada was the first ever for a woman artist.