05 May 2020

Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna’s stunning photography is displayed in MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Toyko, London’s V&A, The Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris .. more than one hundred permanent collections. He’s out in nature with his camera deep into the night or just before dawn. “We have infinite options of how to

28 Apr 2020

Ben Skinner

i. I work as an Artist and Visual Display Art Director/Designer. ii. I do this creative work because: I have a natural drive to make things and put them out into the world. The art director job pays the bills and is a fun and challenging creative outlet for me. iii.

21 Apr 2020

Angela Grossmann

i. Who am I? I am a Vancouver figurative artist, my medium is painting and mixed media collage. I mostly work with ideas about gender and how we perform our identities. I work with a lot of used and vintage materials, things that have had a previous life. Found materials

17 Apr 2020

April with Isabelle Menin

Belgian artist Isabelle Menin launched a successful career in painting after graduating from the Graphic Research School in Brussels. After 10 years, however, she decided to focus her painterly eye on digital photography. Now, her works are widely exhibited and collected across the world. ‘I’ve always worked using nature’s elements,

14 Apr 2020

Raphael

‘Time is a vindictive bandit to steal the beauty of our former selves. We are left with sagging, rippled flesh and burning gums with empty sockets.’ So wrote Italian Renaissance painter Raphael, born April 6, 1483 in Urbino. Time was not kind to Raphael. His mother died when he was

05 Apr 2020

Basquiat + Haring

The crown, the barking dog, the crawling baby. Friends Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring developed their signature tags early. Both were enormously influential and politically provocative. Both died unthinkably young – Basquiat at 27, Haring at 31. Australia’s National Gallery of Victoria was to be running Crossing Lines – their

06 Mar 2020

Jamie Evrard 2020

‘”Making art is a way of taking possession,” says talented Vancouver artist Jamie Evrard, “a way of finding out how things really are, or perhaps of making them as I would like them to be. If a few days go by without my having drawn or painted, I become completely

03 Mar 2020

Yayoi Kusama: Cosmic Nature

Year after year, Yayoi Kusama creates striking installations in museums across the world. Be it powered by light, crawling up tentacles, or bedecking shirt to shoes, one shape screams Kusama: the polka dot. ‘My life,” Kusama says, ‘is a dot lost among thousands of other dots.’ This year, as Kusama

09 Feb 2020

Janna Watson +

“Motivation helps on days when I am not inspired,” artist Janna Watson told us. “Commitment is what has brought me success.” On February 8th through 20th, Watson has a new exhibition at the Bau-Xi Gallery on South Granville: Dragging a Thought Over. ‘Janna Watson’s compelling abstract compositions use colour, line,

07 Feb 2020

Streamers @ MOV

‘It is in our blood to protect this land.’ 23  year old  Tsleil-Waututh Nation Artist, Ocean Hyland, offers this introduction for her Water and Blood streamer, now on display at the Museum of Vancouver. Hyland is one of seven Pacific Northwest indigenous artists featured in the MOV’s new exhibit: Acts of