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Shadow and light: the precision art of Jessie Babin

There are always at least two things that happen when people view Jessie Babin’s art. The first is usually along the lines of “very lovely photos”, but when told they are drawn art, the reaction is “Really? Wow, that’s amazing”.» 

Arts and Entertainment

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

In the days before mass media reached the remote corners of Canada, before Twitter and Facebook, the art and artists of Canada’s Arctic were the main conduit for northerners to communicate their culture and communities to the rest of the» 

Arts and Entertainment

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

In the days before mass media reached the remote corners of Canada, before Twitter and Facebook, the art and artists of Canada’s Arctic were the main conduit for northerners to communicate their culture and communities to the rest of the» 

Arts and Entertainment, History

Art will tell four stories of marginalized peoples

A new project celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary will tell the story of four marginalized communities and how artists are going about depicting them. Creators of the Lost Stories project solicited stories and then chose four from 150 submissions from across» 

Arts and Entertainment, Environment, History, Indigenous, Society

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

In the days before mass media reached the remote corners of Canada, before Twitter and Facebook, the art and artists of Canada’s Arctic were the main conduit for northerners to communicate their culture and communities to the rest of the» 

Indigenous, International, Society, Work & Labour

Eye on the Arctic: Video Archive

In the days before mass media reached the remote corners of Canada, before Twitter and Facebook, the art and artists of Canada’s Arctic were the main conduit for northerners to communicate their culture and communities to the rest of the» 

Arts and Entertainment

Shane Wilson- Unique artist in a unique medium, moose antler and horn.

Shane Wilson is a rare artist. Fascinated by the idea of carving at a young age, he has developed an art form that is almost unique to him alone. Now an extremely accomplished sculptor, he works in the highly unusual» 

Animals, Arts and Entertainment, History, Lifestyle, Society

Canada history: Jan 6 1990, When “art” went too far

“You’re a monster!” (Vancouver protester) Montreal-born artist Rick Gibson is nothing if not controversial. In the early 1980’s he was using legally embalmed animals in freeze-dried sculptures. In an exhibition in London UK, in 1987 Gibson freeze dried 10-week old» 

Arts and Entertainment, History, International, Lifestyle, Society

Possible record price for Canadian art tonight

A painting by a member of the legendary Canadian artists collective, the Group of Seven, could set a record for a Canadian artwork tonight. The painting is a 1926 work by Lawren Harris called “Mountain forms”. It will be sold» 

Arts and Entertainment, Lifestyle, Society

Art-in-the-Park event in Canada’s fastest growing city

A free art show and sale will be held on August 21st at a park in Milton, Ontario, the fastest growing city in the country. The show will feature various types of work from 34 artists, most of whom come»