Tracking Trends & Creative Dialogue

As I’m trying to learn more about international trends and innovations in the arts, I’m always looking for new sources of information on emerging artists, exciting exhibitions and the most recent developments in art theory from industry professionals. Along the way I’ve come across some great and some not so great sources, but here are […]

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Art in the Embassy

  The Canada House in London rests in a palatial building at the corner of Trafalgar Square. The building itself, built in the 19th Century by the same architect who designed the British Museum, is one that emits a strong sense of power and presence befitting of what King George V described as a “mighty […]

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Maternally Speaking

LOUISE BOURGEOIS Larger-than-life, spindly metal spiders. Yes, these represent to Bourgeois the archetype of the maternal figure, but it’s not what you think. She isn’t looking to represent motherhood like that portrayed through Mommie Dearest, GREAT movie, but something much more sentimental in spite of her work’s seemingly macabre appearance. From the series Maman, L. Bourgeois, […]

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In Focus: The Unit, London

One of the elements that I’m hoping to incorporate through this blog is an exposure to emerging artists. A gallery I’ve found in London has collected a great roster of artists working in a mix of different styles and mediums, each speaking to uniquely approached themes of identity, modern practice rooted in traditional techniques, how […]

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