Tag: Royal Ontario Museum

The ROM: Being Japanese Canadian

What was it like to live in an internment camp in the 1940s, or to hear stories from your parents and grandparents? Contemporary artists share personal perspectives on the dispossession and exile of Japanese Canadians during World War II in a major installation at the Royal Ontario Museum.

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 […]

iPhone Painting: David Hockney draws

David Hockney’s experimental iPhone and iPad drawings are on show at the Royal Ontario Museum Oct. 8 through Jan. 1, 2012, the renowned British artist’s first major show in Canada in more than two decades.  Hockney started painting with the Brushes app in 2008, first using thumb and […]