Tag: Photography

Shooting with a Five-Gallon Jug

Matthew Brandt pushes boundaries in his “Lakes and Reservoirs” large-scale photo series. The California artist shoots water landscapes across the American West, accompanied by a five gallon jug.  Back in the studio, he empties the water he’s collected into a large tray and bathes the C-print of each […]

Quick Hits: Migrant Mother

Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (1936) is an enduring icon of the Great Depression. Taken while Lange was working for the Farm Security Administration documenting the hardships of Americans, the image combines the photographer’s characteristic respect and empathy for her subjects with her compositional rigor. It has […]

Keever: Painting in Water

Bau-Xi Gallery is welcoming internationally acclaimed photographer Kim Keever to its Toronto roster with an exhibition June 1-15. The New York based artist is known for his colourful, large-scale abstractions, which he creates by pouring paint into a 200-gallon tank of water in his studio.

Photography: ‘Yours to Discover’

In Ontario, Yours to Discover is the slogan on licence plates (although the words are about to change). For Zinnia Naqvi, the phrase triggers memories of immigration to Canada from Pakistan. Her tableaux vivants (living pictures) address common newcomer experiences, featuring props, ephemera and family photos from tourist attractions.