1. Art Gifts

    Date 30 Oct 2017
    Phil Collins’ free fotolab (2009) by Nina Chabel  Having recently declared my art history major, all the art history classes I have been taking so far were focussed on the European renaissance: the greats of the canon. It is only this semester that I’ve finally dipped my toes into contemporary…

  2. Meryl McMasters’ World

    Date 26 Oct 2017
    by Emma Renaud This fall, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts presents Elles Autochones, a collection dedicated to the work of Indigenous women artists. At first, I wasn’t sure what I was going to walk into. Being an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, you would expect quite a large room with an…

  3. Paperwork and the Will of Capital

    Date 25 Oct 2017
    Exploring Global Economic Market Relations via the “Impossible Bouquet” by Anya Kowalchuk  Taryn Simon’s current exhibit at the Musee d’Art Contemporain elegantly deconstructs vast global networks of geo-political relations that have come to characterize international affairs since 1944. She does this by making a study of floral arrangements present…

  4. What do Clothes Wear?

    Date 24 Oct 2017
    Kawakubo takes over the MET by Charlotte Reine  According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, “wearing clothes is the most basic human gesture, even the most human gesture of all.” The MET annually exhibits extreme garments and this year, they have chosen to honor Rei Kawakubo. “My approach is simple.…

  5. Gauguin, What Do I Do About You?

    Date 23 Oct 2017
    by Sylvie Schwartz I recently went to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, where I was confronted with one of my favourite paintings that I’ve loved since I first started studying art several years ago: Gauguin’s Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? It was the…

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