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Something for everyone at Art Toronto

Over the last weekend of October, while checking out the art scene in Toronto, we attended the 12th edition of Art Toronto. The art fair, is an excuse for galleries to flaunt their best new art, in a heady long

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Something for everyone at Art Toronto

Over the last weekend of October, while checking out the art scene in Toronto, we attended the 12th edition of Art Toronto. The art fair, is an excuse for galleries to flaunt their best new art, in a heady long

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Montreal fall art preview

Around the Labor Day long weekend when most North Americans are packing up the car for their last summer excursion, the art world is busy prepping for the busy fall art season. The art season traditionally commences on the Thursday

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Montreal fall art preview

Around the Labor Day long weekend when most North Americans are packing up the car for their last summer excursion, the art world is busy prepping for the busy fall art season. The art season traditionally commences on the Thursday

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Weekly Round Up: Lictenstein breaks auction record, the art world is awash in wealth, Asia’s superrich flaunt their art, and Canadian artists are fed up with Harper

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK Pondering an art world awash in wealth, Boston Globe “Have people forgotten how the Museum of Fine Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Guggenheim Museum ended up with so many masterpieces? For that matter,

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Weekly Round Up: Lictenstein breaks auction record, the art world is awash in wealth, Asia’s superrich flaunt their art, and Canadian artists are fed up with Harper

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK Pondering an art world awash in wealth, Boston Globe “Have people forgotten how the Museum of Fine Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Guggenheim Museum ended up with so many masterpieces? For that matter,

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Favorite Art Shows of 2009

After reading Peter Schjeldahl’s “Eleven Best Museum Shows of 2009″  in the New Yorker, I thought, I too will compile a list. 1. Please, Please, Please, Jeppe Hein, January 30 – March 29th 2009, The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada 2.

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Favorite Art Shows of 2009

After reading Peter Schjeldahl’s “Eleven Best Museum Shows of 2009″  in the New Yorker, I thought, I too will compile a list. 1. Please, Please, Please, Jeppe Hein, January 30 – March 29th 2009, The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada 2.

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Larry Sultan, Pictures from Home

Larry Sultan’s Pictures from Home (1982-92) is part family album, part visual novella, bringing together family snapshots, memento mori, and text. This portrait of the home evokes the critical issues of aging, disparity, wealth, relationships, real estate and ubiquitous family values, and conveys

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Larry Sultan, Pictures from Home

Larry Sultan’s Pictures from Home (1982-92) is part family album, part visual novella, bringing together family snapshots, memento mori, and text. This portrait of the home evokes the critical issues of aging, disparity, wealth, relationships, real estate and ubiquitous family values, and conveys

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Visiting Museo De Antioquia, Medellin Colombia

While on vacation early this year, I visited Museo De Antioquia in Medellin Colombia. The museum houses an amazing art collection that documents Colombia’s history beginning from pre-colombian to Contemporary art. As a foreigner, I became intrigued by the artwork

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Visiting Museo De Antioquia, Medellin Colombia

While on vacation early this year, I visited Museo De Antioquia in Medellin Colombia. The museum houses an amazing art collection that documents Colombia’s history beginning from pre-colombian to Contemporary art. As a foreigner, I became intrigued by the artwork

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Murakami at the MOCA

The Murakami Retrospective at the Geffen MOCA, in Los Angeles (October 29-Febuary 11, 2008 ) features over 90 artworks in various media spanning the early 1990’s to the present. It chronicles Takashi Murakami’s effortless navigation between the worlds of fine

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Murakami at the MOCA

The Murakami Retrospective at the Geffen MOCA, in Los Angeles (October 29-Febuary 11, 2008 ) features over 90 artworks in various media spanning the early 1990’s to the present. It chronicles Takashi Murakami’s effortless navigation between the worlds of fine

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s “Inopportune: Stage One” @ the SAM

On Permanent display at the Seattle Art Museum in the main Atrium is Cai Guo-Qiang’s “Inopportune: Stage One.” The art installation is a cascade of nine white Ford Taurus’s, suspended from the museum ceiling; the cars are composed to create

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s “Inopportune: Stage One” @ the SAM

On Permanent display at the Seattle Art Museum in the main Atrium is Cai Guo-Qiang’s “Inopportune: Stage One.” The art installation is a cascade of nine white Ford Taurus’s, suspended from the museum ceiling; the cars are composed to create

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