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Mandy Stobo Makes Bad Portraits for a Living

Mandy Stobo Makes Bad Portraits for a Living

Mandy Stobo makes bad portraits for a living. Perhaps we should clarify: Mandy is a talented Calgarian artist who, amongst being involved with many other projects in the city, has created the Bad Portraits Project. What exactly does this entail?...
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Must See Exhibit: The Forty Thieves by Joshua Davies

California born, Colorado bred and New Yorker since 1992, Joshua Davis is an artist, designer, and technologist. Davis attended the Pratt Institute in the early 90s, gaining a background in fine arts, graphic design and programming, the combination of which lends to his innovative work where he marries creative and analytical concepts to produce stunning patterns that are definitely reflected in his new Toronto exhibition, The Forty Thieves
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Notable Interview: Calgary Artist DaveandJenn

With DaveandJenn (all one word), you get two artists in one. Having spotted one of their layered resin pieces at the Made in Alberta exhibition, we were curious about the duo. We sat down with these notable artists to get the what’s what on their work, background and muses
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In Review: The 6th Annual Artist Project

If you weren’t able to attend this year’s four-day Juried Contemporary Art Fair The Artist Project 2013, don’t fret. I am here to fill you in on all the highlights from the opening night and let you in on some must-see upcoming local artists that stood out at the fair
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Lessons in Art From the Famed Vogels

Dorothy and Herbert Vogel are not how you would imagine the “typical” art collectors. The famed New York City couple collected contemporary art for years, keeping it everywhere and anywhere within their beloved one-bedroom Upper East Side rent-controlled apartment. We had a chance to sit down with Dorothy during her recent visit to Toronto; here's what we learned
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Must See Exhibit: Sean Galbraith

Tucked away on bustling Church Street is the fairly new Akasha Art Projects, a pleasurable gem that I would have passed if I hadn’t have known about Sean Galbraith’s current solo show. I was delightfully happy to find out that Akasha Art Projects does custom framing and art installation services in addition to hosting photo-based exhibits every four weeks in their bright beautiful white space
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Must See Exhibition: Heavy Weightlessness

Nestled away on the studio/gallery-stacked Walnut Avenue is home to the comfortable and well-designed gallery space of interior designer Alison Milne. Recently the Alison Milne Gallery pulled together three Toronto based artists, Ross Bonfanti, Alex Jowett and Erin Vincent,to feature a pre-holiday exhibition exploring material and process. The result: “Heavy Weightlessness”
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Montreal at Art Basel

Considered one of the art world’s most favourite yearly rendezvous, Miami Beach, Florida hosted its 12th edition of Art Basel last week. This global affair drew forth an impressive crowd of admirers, ranging from artists, collectors, critics, curators, dealers and enthusiasts
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In Review: Art Basel Miami Beach

Are you young professionals looking to start building your art collection? Or are you looking for that inspiration to start the New Year off with a bang? I was. Desperately. So I booked my trip down to Miami to attend the well-received and highly spoken about Art Basel Miami from Dec. 7-9, 2012
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Exhibit Review: Frida and Diego

What are the hottest 3 P's our young professionals need to know about? Passion, Politics, and Painting. Yes, and that's exactly what you will get, feel and experience when you take plan an afternoon and make your way over to our city's Art Gallery of Ontario to view their current, and I think one of their more romantic exhibitions, Frida & Diego
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