Victor Pilon’s ‘Sisyphus’ channels blood, sweat, tears, and absurdity

What is the meaning of struggle? Is there inherent value in a seemingly never-ending task? Is Sisyphus happy? These are some simple enough questions that have orbited around the myth of Sisyphus and the creative endeavours that have dove into this captivating myth across history. And the latest to take up this burden is Montréal […]

Wendy Williams Watt’s ‘Big Love Balls’ bounce into hearts of the public

A common thread throughout the majority of public art is positivity. Whether this is through the form of performance, statue, or mural, a strong desire woven into many pieces meant for pedestrian consumption is that they strike a bright chord. While there are certainly those of empowering or socio-politically critical bends, there is certainly a […]

Theatre Royal Drury Lane presenting Andrew Lloyd Webber’s collection

Legendary for his work in modern musical theatre, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s pieces have been a fixture in theatre for decades. From Jesus Christ Superstar to Phantom of the Opera to the recently rejuvenated awkwardness of Cats, the influential writer is still crafting musicals to this day. So it may come as little surprise that […]

Meakins-McClaran collection donated to National Gallery of Canada

The National Gallery of Canada has been on a positive trajectory over the last while. With a restructuring and rebranding of the gallery to integrate and highlight the works and culture of Indigenous artists, as well as receiving $900,000CAD in funding for future initiatives, it has been a bright year for the institution. And now […]

Program Sound FM- a radio station show for storytellers

Radio is becoming a more and more archaic means of consumption every passing year. With the vast majority of music listeners not even having private collections, opting instead for streaming services, most people shuffle a playlist and call it a day. But even if the majority of people only hear the radio when walking around […]

Christo’s last project to be funded by sale

Sotheby’s will offer 25 works by the late artist Christo that chart the planning of the artist’s final project: to cover the Arc de Triomphe in Paris in 25,000 sqm of polypropylene fabric and rope. Christo passed away in 2020 but his monumental project will still be realized, with an estimated completion date of September […]

National Gallery of Canada announce foundational change through Ankosé

As a nation, Canada has been coming to a necessary and long overdue reckoning with its history of violence against entire Indigenous generations. With the ongoing investigation of the country’s former residential schools—institutions that attempted to wipe out Indigenous culture with little regard for those they confined—there is yet another signal flare going off for […]