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The Art of Hockey . . . Equipment

Toronto artist Liz Pead settled on broken hockey equipment and used jerseys when she went looking for “a truly Canadian material” for her works.  The landscape, hockey and the environment play large roles in how she expresses Canadian identity. (Above: Georgian Bay, 30 x 36″)

Steve McCurry: Spanning Cultures

You probably know this haunting shot (left) by photographer Steve McCurry, taken at Nasir Bagh refugee camp in Pakistan.  The 12-year-old girl had fled the mountains of Afghanistan after Soviet helicopters destroyed her village. The image was a cover of National Geographic in 1985, and has become one […]

Global Art Junkie has been “Freshly Pressed”

That quirky red octopus sure is popular! Thanks to Michigan-based artist Mark Penxa’s amazing work,  Global Art Junkie was “Freshly Pressed” (April 9) on the WordPress Front Page, and in the Featured Posts section of Art.   Penxa’s  octopus, elephant and other cool creatures have engaged 5,000 of you […]