Art Archive

Turner Prize 2016. Helen Marten

The 2016 Turner Prize has been awarded to Helen Marten. (Already admired + recognized, Marten won the 2016 Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.) The Prize – named after 19th century landscape
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Station 16. Marie-Claude Marquis

STATION 16, on  Saint-Laurent, has a new show! The fun gallery, which specializes in street / urban art, presents Marie-Claude Marquis. Her hilarious pop-plates make gorgeous gifts –
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Notman at McCord Museum

Run, don’t walk to Montreal’s McCord Museum.  There, turn-of-the-century William Notman’s wonderful photographs have captured another era. Not only was he ‘photographer to the Queen’, but through his
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CCA Presents 17 Volcanoes

Who knew volcanoes could be so mystically beautiful! Montreal’s award-winning Canadian Centre for Architecture, the CCA, shows how. The current exhibition, 17 Volcanoes: Works by Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn, Armin
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PAPIER 16.

On entering Hangar 16, the space for the PAPIER 16 fair of art works on paper, one could immediately sense success. That and the lovely scent of hyacinths, coupled
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Pompeii at MMFA. Bellisimo!

In 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius, a volcano in southern Italy, suddenly erupted. Within 24 hours, the cities of Herculanum, Pompeii and Stabiae were buried under mountains of ash
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Besner At Galerie MX. Wow!

Dominic Besner‘s new collection premiering at Galerie MX reveals the artist’s recent 2-year period of research and reflection. These “personal works” come from his childhood – the “forgotten words and
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MICHELANGELO À LA MODE!

Who knew Michelangelo was ‘modern’?  Alessandro Giardino, PhD, Italian literature and art, and contemporary art teacher, was guest of honour at the Haagen-Dazs– fuelled ‘MICHELANGELO À LA MODE’
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