Montréal artist Joe Becker’s newest large-format paintings are a disturbing mix of innocence, nostalgia, decay, and mass-market characters and icons from his youth.
KANVA, the Montreal firm behind this innovative public installation, has just been awarded the 2015 Emerging Architectural Practice Award by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Yehouda Chaki presents works that are a believable reality yet entirely of his own making. Chaki’s sought-after oil paintings have been described as “a collision of the outside world with the artist’s innermost visceral perceptions.” The Montreal-based painter combines forceful lines with an emotion-driven sense of colour, as […]
You’re aware of GIFs, no doubt, those loops of motion now in widespread use. You may also know there’s an international conversation under way on whether GIF-based work is really art, despite its recent explosion. Well Montreal artist James Kerr (aka Scorpion Dagger) is already validated. He’s just […]
Toronto’s Thompson Landry Gallery showcases a collection of striking new work by Dominique Fortin, who creates in a unique, dream-like style full of fantasy and romanticism. She focuses on themes of childhood, and how the fanciful imaginations of lost childhood have become found again in her own children. […]
Montreal-based Walter Scott has been tabbed by the influential BlouinArt Info on a list of emerging Canadians under 30 the art world should watch. That’s partly because of his Wendy comic, and its raging popularity.