Tag: Photography

Michael Murray: A Knack for New Media

Glasgow-based Michael Murray works in digital mixed media – 3D modelling with photography and digital painting – to produce his crisply executed contemporary art. His new media work runs from stylish photo collages and abstracts to complex digital aerial scenes of real or conceptual locations. (Above: Glasgow Tenements)

Stev’nn Hall: Creative Destruction

Stev’nn Hall’s solo exhibition, Creative Destruction, at Toronto’s Muse Gallery showcases his photo-based landscape paintings.  The title reflects the characteristic of bodies of water – eroding and changing – and embraces his abstract cloud explosions. Creative Destruction is also a metaphor for how he creates the artwork – […]

Oliver Pauk: Heat Loss

Toronto photographer Oliver Pauk is on a mission to help us understand how much heat is lost from buildings, and how much better it would be to recover and reuse this wasted energy. I have chosen to photograph heating, ventilation and air conditioning units and to use the […]

Harry Enchin: Toronto Transformed

Harry Enchin merges images from the City of Toronto archives with contemporary shots of the same locale for a series of unique timescapes.  At the corner of King and Yonge (above), a Red Rocket streetcar noses past a news stand selling the defunct Toronto Evening Telegram. A mural […]

Glass Ceiling: Knocked off their Heels

There’s a fascinating story behind Jill Greenberg’s upcoming Glass Ceiling exhibition, an exploration of the depiction of the female body and the objectification of women.  The Montreal-born artist was commissioned in 2008 to do a fashion shoot using the US Olympic synchronized swim team as models, and found […]

Deborah Samuel: Pared to the Bone

Photo artist Deborah Samuel’s lyrical images reflect the frailty of life.  Elegy, her upcoming exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum, features more than 30 haunting photos of afterlife bones and shells, created with clinical precision. (Above: Cobra II, 2011) -Barred Owl, 2012 Ten of the photographs are specimens […]