05 Nov 2019

Cindy Sherman

In photos dating back to the 1970’s, world-renowned artist Cindy Sherman has been transforming herself  into characters – aging society ladies to sentient cut-out dolls, Renaissance muses to 1920s flappers, fairy tale victims to villains.  “I wish I could treat every day as Halloween,” Sherman says, “and get dressed up

18 Oct 2019

Splash 2019

If you’re downtown today and can find a little spare time, head over to the Pendulum Gallery at 885 West Georgia. It’s the last day that the gorgeous works for Arts Umbrella’s Splash Art Auction will be on display in the lobby. ‘This fall marks Arts Umbrella’s 40th anniversary as

11 Oct 2019

Andre Petterson : Balance

i. I am an artist who works with many mediums. Photography, painting, sculpture, installation etc. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me… all over the place. Working in my studio, driving around – taking pictures or just thinking, sitting in restaurants. iii. The name of my upcoming show is:

08 Oct 2019

Dana Claxton

i. I am a visual artist, photography, film, video, performance, multi-channel installation. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me: in my studio, or in my office, or with the natural world, or with family and friends. iii. The name of my upcoming show is: Tatanka – ( Lakota Sioux

04 Oct 2019

Mr. Herzog’s Neighbourhood

“New, clean, safe and honest neighbourhoods do not give rise to interesting pictures,” the talented Fred Herzog said. “The thing that street photographers hope to discover has to do with the disorderly vitality of the street; the street people on the corners and plazas, in billiard parlours, pubs and stores,

20 Sep 2019

Pat O’Hara

i. I work as an Artist. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s a game of challenge, chance and obsession. I wouldn’t want to do anything else. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Recognizing and taking advantage of mistakes. I problem solve through intense colours

08 Sep 2019

A New MOMA

It’s a favourite destination whenever we are lucky enough to be in New York. And why not? MOMA has a staggering permanent collection of contemporary and modern art. • Vincent Van Gogh. Starry Night. 1889 • Paul Gauguin. The Seed of the Areoi. 1892 • Henri Matisse. The Dance (First

27 Aug 2019

Barbara Cole

i. I work as an emotional conduit. ii. I do this creative work because: This is how I express myself best. Creating art has changed my life and has allowed me to open up in ways I didn’t know possible. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

25 Aug 2019

Da Vinci @ The Louvre

Remarkable genius Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci died 500 years ago, on May 2, 1519 . To mark this quincentenary, it is fitting that The Louvre – home to 22 Da Vinci drawings and the largest collection of his paintings in the world – is running an exhibit from

23 Aug 2019

Her

You have two more days to head down to the Bau-Xi Gallery in South Granville to see Her: a beautiful exhibit from four women depicting women. Painters Darlene Cole and Vicki Smith showcase their work alongside photographers Barbara Cole and Virginia Mak. ‘The exhibition,’ we read, ‘seeks to provide a