Geoffrey Farmer mines popular culture to create mixed-media masterpieces, garnering plenty of art crushes.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Moshe Safdie has had a storied career as an architect. He has not only seen enormous changes but also played a role in making them happen. His pursuit for “inherent buildability”, rather than a one-aesthetic-fits-all model, defines his creations.
Esteemed architect Moshe Safdie has left his mark worldwide. From his debut at Expo 67 in Montreal, Quebec, to projects like the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem, Safdie has built himself a resumé as varied as it is accomplished.
In Shary Boyle’s world, the cosmic shares space with the surreal. The myth-obsessed artist steps onto the world stage at the Venice Biennale.
Not only is Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio one of the most famous painters to ever hold a brush, he’s also one of the founding fathers of the baroque style. In the first Canadian exhibit of this Old Master, the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa will present “Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome” from June 17 to September 11.
Long before the Material Girl, Andy Warhol was fabricating his own material world. Artist, publisher of Interview, and seigneur of the Factory, where films were made and superstars were born, Warhol broke the mold of the serious artist dedicated to a higher calling.