101 Spring Street: A Deeply Penetrative Practice of Space-Giving
15 Mar 2018
by Nora McCready
On a brisk March evening a friend and I ventured downtown to SoHo to visit Donald Judd’s New York home and studio.
Donald Judd was a significant modern artist, most famous for his minimalist architectural sculptures that deal with issues of space, light and material. He is…
Contained: Past Histories and Possible Futures of Containing Disease
14 Mar 2018
by Mariah Lamont-Lennox
I was back in Toronto, my hometown, this past week and I was so happy that I had the opportunity to see the exhibition Contained by artist Elaine Whittaker at The Red Head Gallery.
The Red Head Gallery is an artist-run collective whose mandate is to exhibit established as well…
Visit Historic and Gay Montreal! Touristic Posters from the 1950s
13 Mar 2018
by Tara Allen Flanagan
The first half of the 20th century was a rough time for Montreal’s tourism industry. The end of World War 1 led to a boom of economic growth, yet The Great Depression halted any further expansion and resulted in mass unemployment. The city only began to…
The Redemption of Minimalism at Fonderie Darling’s Buveures de Quintessences
01 Mar 2018
by Anya Kowalchuk
Alexandre David’s work overtly draws on canonical tenets of the minimalist movement. Minimalism’s aesthetically problematic past fades away when taken on by David, making a distinct impression it has been reclaimed by the people. This democratization is primarily triggered by the simple act of interaction. Here it…
The Life and Times of Napoleon B.
28 Feb 2018
by Mariah Lammont-Lennox
François Pascal Simon Gérard, Portrait of Napoleon, Emperor of the French, in Ceremonial Robes, 1805. Château de Fontainebleau-Musée Napoléon Ier. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY / Gérard Blot. Via: https://www.mbam.qc.ca/expositions/a-laffiche/napoleon/
The newest exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: Napoleon: Art and Court Life at…