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Posts tagged with Montreal

  1. 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…


  2. I Want to Talk in Museums

    15 Nov 2017

    By Tara Allen Flanagan Last week I went to a museum for the first time in a long time. For someone who loves art, I don’t visit a lot of exhibits. Did you catch the Chagall exhibit at the MMFA? I bet you loved it. No, I didn’t go, but…


  3. L’Offre: The Politics of the Gift

    09 Nov 2017

    by Anya Kowalchuk DHC/Art’s current exhibit L’Offre displays the primarily sculptural work of 8 contemporary artists. With great diversities among their artistic oeuvres and cultural backgrounds, the exhibit connects works through a curatorial theme, which posits the artists as interpreters of the social, historical and cultural implications of a gift. While…


  4. Space Oddity through Art

    07 Nov 2017

    Bill Viola’s Exploration of Space By Charlotte Reine New York-born artist Bill Viola creates installations that focus on film and sound. He uses flat panel video pieces and has even worked for concerts, operas, and sacred spaces. It can be said with quite some ease: he knows space. On a bright…


  5. Midterm Season as Artworks from History

    01 Nov 2017

    by Tara Allen Flanagan Ah, autumn. The season of crunchy red and orange leaves, wood burning stoves, and hot beverages that may or may not include some pumpkin-related flavouring. One day, when I am old and grey, perhaps I will finally be able to disassociate this atmospheric season from the…


  6. What is Love? Jean-Paul Don’t Hurt Me

    17 Oct 2017

    by Tara Flanagan A review of the Montreal Museum of Fine Art’s “Love is Love”. The Montreal Museum of Fine Art’s exhibit “Love is Love” closes on October 22nd, and thus marks the end of a six-year collaboration between the MMFA and designer Jean-Paul Gaultier. The MMFA’s “The Fashion World…


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