1. The Isabella Stewart Gardiner Museum: Curious Curating and Stolen Art

    Date 29 Mar 2017
    By: Jacqueline Hampshire Art gallery, meets garden, meets cabinet of curiosities at the Isabella Stewart Gardiner Museum. The eclectic mix of art and artifacts housed at Fenway Court in Boston demonstrates Stewart’s impressive collection as well as her creative vision for its display. As we walked around the multi-story mansion…

  2. Review: Cinéma Québécois: Projecting the Avant-Garde

    Date 28 Mar 2017
    By: Diana Sims Anthony McCall, Jane Weinstock, Claire Pajaczkowska and Andrew Tyndall’s 1979 “Sigmund Freud’s Dora: A Case of Mistaken Identity” via http://www.lightindustry.org/dora.jpg Scotiabank is where you go when you want to see  Batman vs. Superman. Cinéma du Parc is where you go when you want to see Moonlight. And…

  3. An Interview with Boundaries & Frontiers Artist Avery Shoemaker

    Date 26 Mar 2017
    By: Ann Cernek “Dependence” Ann Cernek (AC): Could you start by telling me a little bit about yourself? Avery Shoemaker (AS): Yeah, I’m from Minneapolis, I’m 20 years old and studying environment at McGill.  AC: What about your artwork? AS: I started painting when I was…

  4. The Secret Pastiche of the Birks Heritage Chapel

    Date 26 Mar 2017
    By: Diana Sims Religion pokes through the surface of Montréal. Despite the seedy underbelly of sex clubs and St. Hubert motels, the cross always shines from the mountain top like an illuminated tree. Like the cross, church and synagogue rooftops sprout among the otherwise two-story architecture of neighborhoods like the…

  5. What You Need to Know about Auction Houses: The Basics

    Date 22 Mar 2017
    by Sylvie Schwartz A buyer holds his paddle. Credit Timothy A. Clary/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The art world was abuzz after the big sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s last week. Auction sales are something that we often hear about, as the sale prices are public information and works often…

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