American history 1935 – 1985 all played out at once with shadow puppets

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Thursday 28 March 2013

Imagine American history from 1935 to 1985 all played out at once with shadow puppets. We’re pretty much talking cultural icon heaven here.”Leaves of Grass” is an amazing collection of snippets from the past. The enormous series made Canadian artist Geoffrey Farmer consists entirely of clippings and photographs from the American Life magazine. Each image is mounted on […]

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New paintings by Toronto’s Adrienne Dagg

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By Sarika Sehgal in New Art on Friday 11 January 2013

I recently met artist Adrienne Dagg, a Canadian painter, in her Toronto studio. Her work has a certain romanticism, perhaps due to the colours used in her palate and the subjects she chooses. Using oil paints, her broad strokes convey light beautifully, taking the ordinary and adding an element of atmosphere. Her paintings vary in size from small to very large and each one conveys a natural moment through the subject, which I noticed were women. Beautiful work.

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Installation on Chinese junk ship

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By Erin Letson in New Events on Tuesday 15 June 2010

Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller have brought their experimental art to the masses with an installation housed in a salvaged, thirty-foot Chinese junk ship in Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods Park.

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Jessica Fortner

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Illustration on Wednesday 2 April 2008

Jessica Fortner is an illustrator from Toronto, Canada, who makes photo illustrations from sculptures and sets that she creates.

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