Meryl McMasters’ World
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…
Paperwork and the Will of Capital
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…
What do Clothes Wear?
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.…
Gauguin, What Do I Do About You?
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…
Design Innovation: EDIT by Toronto’s Design Exchange
20 Oct 2017
by Mariah Lamont-Lennox
There is a special kind of show that has a life after the original exhibition closes. EDIT, an exhibition produced by the Design Exchange in Toronto, is that kind of show. I was lucky enough to visit it on the last day of the show’s ten-day run. It…