1. Picturing Femininity: Marisa Portolese at McCord Museum

    Date 01 Nov 2018
    By Katya Conrad At first glance, Marisa Portolese’s photographs may suggest an almost Instagram-style aesthetic that is merely blown up to fit gallery walls, however a deeper look into her residency at McCord Museum provides an insight into the impact of historical artistic tendencies upon contemporary art today. Marisa Portolese’s…

  2. Calder: Suspension in the Museum of Fine Arts

    Date 26 Oct 2018
    By Marie-Caroline Roussel Alexander Calder was a key figure in 20th century art. It is likely that you are familiar with his artworks, one of which (Trois Disques) is located in Parc Jean Drapeau on Montreal’s Sainte Hélène island. Alexander Calder, Trois Disques,  1967 Born in Pennsylvania, he…

  3. Movies at the MAC: A Review of Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto

    Date 25 Oct 2018
    By Olivia Anzalone Now through January, Montreal’s Musée d’art contemporain is host to German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s immersive, 13-channel video installation, Manifesto. Known for his highly choreographed and visually rich moving-image works, Rosefeldt uses cinematic tropes accompanied by humor and satire to transport viewers into surreal, theatrical realms. The artist…

  4. Entitled II, des photographes « amis dans la vie et professionnellement »

    Date 24 Oct 2018
    Par Laure Brezard La galerie Parfois est plus ou moins cachée sur St Laurent, en partie parce qu’elle n’a pas d’exposition continue et n’ouvre que pour des évènements temporaires. Les suggestions d’évènements Facebook n’ayant pas opéré leur magie pour m’informer du vernissage, c’est en me baladant par hasard que j’ai…

  5. École Publique / Tigidou Mansion / Digital Photography Collective Soirée at Mezcal Cafe

    Date 19 Apr 2018
    by Mariah Lamont-Lennox Photo by Edouard Chavassieu, 2018 for Digital Photography Collective. Image source: https://www.facebook.com/DigitalPhotographyCollective/. Last Friday I went to a wonderful self-titled event hosted by École Publique / Tigidou Mansion / Digital Photography Collective at Mezcal Cafe, a non-profit artistic agency with a gallery & event space in Montreal. The…

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