Category Archive: Elsewhere


Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting

Posted on January 8th, 2013

Sounding like an ambitious endeavor, I was somewhat skeptical when I heard about Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting, currently on view at the Art Gallery of Ontario. I was curious to see how Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera works could be brought together into a succinct exhibition without being overshadowed by their … (More →)


Drawing Surrealism

Posted on December 18th, 2012

Federico Castellón
Her Eyes Trembled, 1939
Pen and ink
15 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.
LACMA, gift of the 2006/2007 Drawings Group, M.2006.202.
© Federico Castellón Estate. Digital Image © 2012 Museum Associates/LACMA.

On a recent visit to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, we were thoroughly impressed with the incredible quality and … (More →)


Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

Posted on December 11th, 2012

We were captivated a few years ago by WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, a dynamic international survey examining the relationship between feminism and art, so were thrilled to hear the Seattle Art Museum would be the only North American venue to present Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris – and wondered … (More →)


Ramen in Toronto – Hits and a Miss

Posted on December 4th, 2012

As the summer of the Taco in Toronto came to an end this August, the fall has found the city besieged by a ramen craze. Every month one new restaurant if not two pops up and there seems to be no slowing down as we hit the winter season. Luckily I am a huge fan … (More →)


Anselm Kiefer In Paris

Posted on November 27th, 2012

Anselm Kiefer: Die Ungeborenen
14 October 2012 – 27 January 2013
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris Pantin
69 Avenue du Général Le Clerc 93500 Pantin

Anselm Kiefer: Morgenthau Plan
18th October 2012 – 26th January 2013
Gagosian Gallery
800 Avenue de L’Europe, 93350 Le Bourget Paris

For the last two years Parisians have been … (More →)


Luca Massaro: Post-It Exhibition

Posted on November 20th, 2012

We first became aware of photographer Luca Massaro’s work this summer when we were directed to his website to check out his rather compelling photographic projects and street-based art interventions. While perusing his site we instantly became enamoured with the artist’s attention to location and place and his interest in challenging conventional modes of exhibition. … (More →)


West Coast Fall Beer

Posted on November 13th, 2012

No longer limited to tailgate parties, keggers and backyard barbeques, beer has undergone a renaissance of late with craft breweries, specialty stores and bars devoted to celebrating the beverage in its myriad forms seemingly popping up everywhere. With tasting notes, limited edition releases and extensive discussions devoted to IBU (international bitterness units) preferences, craft breweries … (More →)


An Interview with Jason McLean

Posted on November 6th, 2012

Jason McLean’s diverse practice includes sculpture, sound works, zines, book works, mixed-media installations, correspondence art, puppets and performance but he is probably best known for his complex, diaristic and surreal drawings. He says his work “taps into the world of my mind” and across a variety of media he creates a web of tangential messages … (More →)