This lady’s hair brought amazing happiness and cheerfulness to me during one of my Smithsonian Museum visits. It had me smiling all week practically. She was viewing the photography exhibit. I imagine her getting up in the morning and taking the time to create this look and I can’t help but think that the world … Continue reading Smile

Nuit Blanche

From sunset at 7:03 pm on Saturday, September 29, to sunrise at 7:14 am on Sunday, September 30, 2007, Toronto will be bustling with activity as thousands experience a full night of contemporary art and performance in three zones across the city. I will be focusing on Zone C – the area near my home … Continue reading Nuit Blanche

Bansky Come Back!

London transport workers have painted over an iconic mural by Banksy. Oh please say it ain’t so?! "Our graffiti removal teams are staffed by professional cleaners not professional art critics". Spokesman Transport for London. Well then, looks like they will need a bit of training perhaps? Bansky 101. Via Joerg. Continue reading Bansky Come Back!

One Picture, 1000 tags

Now really all I can say is: "What took them so long?" From the New York Times: Museums plan to encourage the public to annotate their collections by supplying descriptive tags that could exist alongside professional documentation, creating a new shared vocabulary. Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” for example, could elicit tags like “stars,” “planets,” “swirls” … Continue reading One Picture, 1000 tags

Square Foot 2006

Square foot 2006AWOL Gallery presents Square Foot IV, a dynamic annual art exhibit, which showcases the work of hundreds of artists from the professional to novice. Square Foot has become one of the foremost community art events in Toronto. With each artist creating work in a 12×12 inch format, the show is hung in a … Continue reading Square Foot 2006

Whippersnapper Gallery

Leila and Ryan at The Whippersnapper first artists show.I ended up falling in love with his (colourful) work and purchasing one of his pieces. Whippersnapper is re-opening! A new space and new works. Come celebrate the re-opening this evening.Whippersnapper will be showcasing the work of 30 Young Artists in a group show. The Details:Who: Whippersnapper … Continue reading Whippersnapper Gallery