If, as Anthony Bourdain once said, the professional kitchen is a place where some people find a new family, Heat Laliberte found his in One Arrow, his Vancouver meat shop known for artisanal bacon.
The Vancouver Art Gallery’s latest exhibition honours Alberto Giacometti from June 16 to September 29. The Swiss-born artist is renowned as one of the greatest sculptors of the first half of the 20th century, with a record-breaking $141-million (U.S.) paid at auction in 2015 for his work L’Homme au doigt.
The new skin-care line Céla, by Toronto Hammam Spa founder Celine Tadrissi, is rooted in Canada.
British artists Gilbert Prousch and George Passmore, the notorious Gilbert & George, share a unique twinship. Their oeuvre—mainly consisting of photography, from black-and-white pieces to brightly coloured collages—involves using whatever materials in whatever form most appropriate to conveying their ideas.
Following his first solo exhibition at Galerie Youn in Montreal last year, Bruno Leydet’s kitsch-inspired acrylic-on-canvas paintings have established the artist as one to watch in the contemporary art domain.
From his ranch near Vernon, B.C., Brian Jungen turns everyday objects into artworks symbolizing Indigenous cultures. This summer, the artist unveils a solo exhibition, Brian Jungen: Friendship Centre, at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
The Patkaus are giants in the Canadian architectural world—their work is studied in universities around the globe—but they do not use their heft to produce 80-storey towers punctuating urban centres. Instead, quietly, the Patkaus focus on ideas: the pure, unembarrassed inquiry that precedes and infuses all truly great designs.
Bruce Poon Tip is a wanderer whose zeal for travel turned into his profession, earning him bragging rights as the founder of G Adventures—a Canadian success story set to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Call it a maison, atelier, or an anti-boutique; handbag designer Gilbert Halaby’s namesake shop Maison Halaby on Via di Monserrato in Rome is a homelike space for his creativity.