Art

The last supper.

If you had to choose a favourite meal as your last, what would it be? This common question inspired Australian artist CJ Hendry’s latest project, #50Foodsin50Days, detailed drawings of food on Hermès plates.

Now's the Time at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

As groundbreaking artists typically do, Jean-Michel Basquiat embodied an era. He became an unlikely superstar in a segregated art world at just 20 years old, exploding onto the New York scene in the early 1980s, his rise coinciding with the development of hip hop music and graffiti art culture.

Recollecting things to come.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: For Sorel Etrog, the human head is a landscape in which to explore and articulate the tension between the interior life of humans and the exterior reality they face.

A Vancouver Biennale installation.

More than 1,000 years ago, the Chinese poet Bai Juyi of the Tang Dynasty wrote his famous piece Grass. This poem aptly presents the metaphor used in Ai Weiwei’s new installation of a similar title, located in Harbour Green Park, Vancouver.

Douglas Coupland's everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything.

Anyone who has followed the work of multifaceted writer and visual artist Douglas Coupland is more than familiar with the wild and wondrous workings of his clearly overactive mind.

Everything is illuminated.

In the heart of Calgary’s Inglewood neighbourhood, behind an unassuming storefront window, lies a treasure trove of sparkling glass and crystal forms. This is owner Brian Imeson’s mecca, Circa Vintage Art Glass Inc.

Eyes wide open.

For Israeli-born artist Nir Hod, themes of beauty, loneliness, and narcissism—three of his favourite subjects—are constantly recurring in his work.

Dying on a prayer.

“I have never once been able to escape the fear of death. With no religion to comfort me, no breathing methods to steady my heart, will I be able to face my fate? I am not yet prepared.”