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Lisa Brice reconfigures the male gaze in forthcoming exhibition

In just a few weeks, the Stephen Friedman Gallery will present a solo exhibition of works by London-based artist Lisa Brice (b. 1968). Opening September 26th, this will mark Brice’s second show at the gallery’s London location for which, Brice has created an entirely new body of works on paper and paintings. In the exhibition, […]

“there’s a reason for our connection”- Hannah Claus at the McCord

While materialism can be easily regarded as a shallow and less meaningful way to experience life in this world of ours, it can go without saying that we forge meaningful connections to the objects of our lives. The well used tools of our trades, a beloved garment given as a gift, a favourite mug that […]

Mona Lisa moves! Well, ‘100 paces’ away…

Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa (c. 1503-1516) is getting some new digs, at least temporarily. On the evening of July 16th, the painting along with its bulletproof encasement will move from the large concrete wall it’s called home for 14 years. Its new location will be in the Medici Gallery of the Louvre but the […]

William Blake at Tate Britain

During his lifetime, William Blake (1757-1827) ceaselessly wrote poetry and created artworks of all kinds that often dealt with his views on society and religion. Now considered one of the most prominent British creatives of the Romantic Era, Blake was not well-received while he was alive. A 1809 exhibition, which was held at Blake’s brother’s […]

This Light Never Goes Out- Jim Carrey’s political passion

When my coworker told me that Jim Carrey was next door to us scoping out Montreal’s Phi Centre as a location for a project, I’d be lying if I said my mind didn’t immediately flare with excitement. I’d also be lying if I said I didn’t casually pace outside the entrances of the building, frowning […]

Dale Chihuly at Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens, in and of itself, is one of London’s best reasons to get just outside of the city. Now though, amongst the pristine lanes and manicured lawns, the flowers and the trees, you can find 32 artworks by Dale Chihuly (b. 1941), an American artist who’s one of today’s leading glass blowers in Kew […]

“Supernatural Stories” at the McCord Museum

The Haida, an Indigenous group native to the west coast of North America do not have a word for “artist” in their language. The closest approximation of the term one might hear translates to “clever hands”. And the clever hands of the Haida and the works they have brought into the world- from traditional weavings, […]