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While Vancouver is a recognized centre for contemporary art, its contributions to the world of design are typically less well known and tend to be overshadowed by the visual arts. With Emily Carr University adding a Master’s of Design degree to its curriculum, it seems like the emphasis on art over design is beginning to … (More →)
By East Coast Editor John McFarland
As a relatively new transplant to Toronto from the West Coast, one of the things that I miss is beer. I mean real beer, like the I.P.A’s that are almost as easy to find as water in Vancouver from beer capitals like Portland, San Diego, and San Francisco. Going to a LCBO store here can … (More →)
We were skeptical when we received our copy of Mumbai New York Scranton: A Memoir. Upon opening its back cover, we were greeted with a photograph of its author, Tamara Shopsin, dressed in Converse and baggy, oversized clothes with an impish grin. It seemed improbable that she was over thirty and unlikely she could … (More →)
Updates on what we're enjoying today
The first American retrospective of Canadian-born artist Jack Goldstein (1945-2003) just opened at the Jewish Museum in New York and will be on view there until September 29th. Goldstein was born in Montreal and moved to LA as a child. He studied in the late 1960s at the Chouinard Art Institute in LA and then … (More →)
Like many kids who grew up in the 1980s, I’ve always been obsessed with 1960s culture — the music, the lifestyles, the clothing. As the decade becomes more of a distant memory it seems like our collective cultural fascination with the period only increases — encouraged by shows like Mad Men that glamourize the era. … (More →)
When Phaidon first released the massive tome, Vitamin D, in 2005, the book became the go-to resource on artists working with the drawing medium in contemporary art. Organized alphabetically and featuring 109 artists who had emerged since 1990 and had an innovative drawing practice, Vitamin D became an encyclopaedia of sorts for this aspect … (More →)
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