Tag: Quick Hits

Quick Hits: Janet Panabaker

Glass artist Janet Panabaker creates trompe-l’oeil mixed-media sculptural still lifes, like Party Plate, found in her Donut Misunderstand Me series. She’s one of more than 300 artists included in this year’s Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, coming up July 12-14.

Quick Hits: Celebrating Pride

To celebrate Pride Month, artist Jason Perreault’s exhibition Bien dans sa peau [Comfortable in Your Own Skin] highlights gender-queer people and embraces their varied characteristics through the tropes of contemporary fashion photography. It’s at Akasha Art Projects in Toronto after a previous run at Ryerson Image Centre.

Quick Hits: Fish out of Water

Marija Tiurina is an artist based in London, England, specializing in digital illustration and watercolor paintings. (Above: Taking our fish to the beach, click the image for more) I come from the land of lakes and forests, snowy winders and hot summers also known as Lithuania. Pigeons and […]

Quick Hits: Joni Mitchell’s Drawings

Singer Joni Mitchell is releasing a collection of her early lyrics and drawings, created in 1971, originally in an edition of only 100 copies given as gifts to friends. The re-issue will make the more than 30 original artworks, plus poetry and lyrics, available to the public for […]

Quick Hits: Bamboo Art

Japanese artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV pushes the boundaries of bamboo art. He creates soaring, twisting forms that stretch from floor to ceiling.  These dramatic, immersive environments are meant to make us think of the bamboo forests where these works began their lives (below).