Art

Look Human: Notorious RGB Pop Art Pattern Poster

America has just recently found itself in the midst of a tiny-handed orange garbage fire, but don't worry. There is one beacon of hope now that the Obama administration has ended: Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The reigning queen of the US Supreme Court is not abandoning her post anytime soon. She may even be immortal because no one balls as hard as RGB. She’s known to imbibe then fall asleep during important events like the State of the Union.

The Gaze | SymphoNY by Stephen Brake

New York City. On of the most famous cities in the world and one unlike any other place you'll visit. Full of contrasts and contradictions, the city screams busy yet remains a dream location. For his upcoming exhibition "SymphoNY" at ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax, Stephen Brake uses some of his 10-year-old blurred images of people and things in movement with Manhattan. "There is a sense of a shared joke about the whole mess that there is nothing that can be done about the anarchy, so you might as well become one with it," the artist explains.

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Artful Vision | Amanda Di Genova

Many times, upcoming artists feel pressure originating from family members when it comes to their will to pursue an artistic career. For illustrator and art director Amanda Di Genova, however, this wasn't quite part of her reality.

VCAD Total Work of Art Open House

Vancouver’s Visual College of Art & Design (VCAD) is having an open house tomorrow, December 1st, called Total Work of Art. With a variety of activities lined up from 12:00 pm -10:00 pm, the event aims to showcase the school's talented artists from the Interior Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, and Game Design programs, through a gallery setting, fashion show and social. The event is aimed toward those who are creative and have a strong interest in contemporary art, supporting local artists, and exploring different artistic options.

Artful Vision | Nastia Cloutier-Ignatiev

We've all been there: you know you're good at something, but it's just not what you see yourself doing for a living. From that realization, some follow their gut feeling while others stay complaisant. Though Nastia Cloutier-Ignatiev struck everyone as the marketing/entrepreneur type, that wasn't going to cut it for the young artist.

The Gaze | Contortions (By Olivier Bonnard, Solo Exhibition)

Montreal visual artist and muralist Olivier Bonnard is one to take risks and be creative. A fast-rising artist to say the least, Olivier Bonnard's work can be found across the globe. However this week, no need to travel the world to get a glimpse of his vision. If you live in Toronto, or perhaps just passing through, make sure you stop by Olivier Bonnard's first solo exhibition "Contortions."

Artful Vision | Alexis Kane Speer (STEPS Initiative)

"A city always contains more than any inhabitant can know, and a great city always makes the unknown and the possible spurs to the imagination.” 

Wants & Needs: 2Alas Black and White Print

Art collective 2Alas has a new black and white print that you need for your bedroom. Or your kitchen. Or your living room. Or your bathroom. Just put it somewhere in your house. You’ll be in awe of its beauty and never stop staring at it. Your friends will text all like, “WHERE ARE YOU”. And you’ll be like, “STARING AT AWESOME PRINT BYE”. Then your friends will come over and stare at it with you.

Matthew Namour Gallery presents Kevin Cyr's solo exhibition of graffitied trucks

Tonight at the Matthew Namour Gallery in Montreal is the opening of artist Kevin Cyr's solo exhibition, featuring his realistic paintings of the city's eclectic mix of graffitied trucks and vans.

"Cyr's first solo show in Montreal pays Hommage to what gives the city its unique & vibrant character. This new series of oil paintings uses imagery of Montreal's modern day workhorses to talk about the space: 'One can tell a lot about an area by the types of vehicles seen on its streets'."

It's happening now, so head on over to check it out! 

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