Once alive with hope and love – now in the dust dying. Some call it opera’s greatest tragedy. When Iago inflames the jealous Otello, it is Desdemona who pays with her life. Shakespeare’s story comes brilliantly to stage through the music of Giuseppe Verdi and the lyrics of Arrigo Boito.
Vancouver photographer Sarah Murray is much in demand for her ability to capture character and mood. You’ll see her work in movie stills, portraits, food, interiors, travel. She is also a tremendous supporter of her fellow artists and the Vancouver Arts scene. This weekend, Murray will be showing her work on South Granville.
“Wait.” People will double-take when they see Ann Goldberg’s paintings. “Is that a photo?” A particularly perfect photo? Hers is a hyper-beautiful world where tiny visual details are captured – reflections, shadows, wind – and colours are at their most vibrant. “My paintings might be considered Hyperreal paintings,” Goldberg explains, “Hyperrealism is an
When we visited Howie Tsui’s twenty-five metre animation at the Vancouver Art Gallery, people were sitting quiet, watching his Retainers of Anarchy through two, three cycles. Granted, Tsui’s five-projection, six-channel audio digital piece has no set beginning or end. We zoom from a vibrant, crowded Kowloon apartment to a woman lounging