“At first, I thought, me? It’s like asking Jim Carrey to curate a Courbet show,” says world-famous actor and writer Steve Martin, who has co-curated an exhibit on Group of Seven artist Lawren Harris.
The Grasslands Project, a series of 10 Canadian National Film Board documentary shorts shot across Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, aims to demystify the Prairies.
Long considered nature’s arch multi-taskers, one group of the world’s 20,000-odd species of bees is busier than most.
Alain de Botton’s brand of popular philosophy has long polarized opinions. His School of Life helps people find fulfillment in the everyday; his latest novel, The Course of Love, charts the intricate path of a long-term relationship.
To co-founder Joe Gebbia, what Airbnb is actually selling is a kind of antidote to a peculiar sense of 20th century alienation.
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has taken over Versailles.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Muhammad Ali was once quoted saying: “The sun has a purpose. The moon has a purpose. The snow has a purpose. Cows have a purpose. You were born for a purpose. You have to find your purpose.”
FROM THE ARCHIVE: “You throw yourself on the benevolence of the world, believing some kind of wisdom will come of it.” —Canadian explorer Wade Davis
It’s not a scene typically associated with haute couture.