Art


AGO Offers Alternative to the Thursday Night Bar Scene

AGO Offers Alternative to the Thursday Night Bar Scene

The summer is officially over and things have gotten hectic again, meaning our social calendars are quickly starting to fill up. Thursday evening happy hour(s) is back as we catch up with friends and colleagues over post-summer cocktails after work....
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Wondereur Uncovers the Picassos Next Door

Let’s face it: it’s tough to breakout as an artist. Countless talent goes undiscovered while walls of art enthusiasts remain bare as they search for that perfect but practically priced piece. Now, there’s a new app in town that bring artists and technology together to make art more accessible and uncover hidden talent
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Event Recap: Art Battle National Championships

Providing a welcomed change of scenery from your typical young professional sometimes-stuffy art event, the Art Battle National Championships went down on Tuesday night at The Great Hall in Toronto. The talent-packed evening marked the first Art Battle National Championship as artists from across the country participated
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Art 101: Museum Picks in TO, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal

In terms of things to do in Canadian cities, art museums and galleries can often become overlooked due to spectacle events like sports games, concerts, or big name festivals. However, as we have preached numerous times in our Art 101 segments, the Notable young professional should keep an open mind to the arts in order to be constantly ahead of the curve
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The Art of Conversation

Art conversations can turn up anywhere, from coffee shops to museums. However, it is important to understand how to tactfully address the art world, as it is known to be a touchy subject. Offending someone who is passionate about art can be detrimental to first impressions and business dealings, so have fun but approach with vigilance
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Notable Destination: Napa Valley

About 20 minutes from downtown Napa, Highway 29 rolls right into St Helena – a town that is full-on fine Main Street Americana. Drive a little further north and old-west-meets–bohemian-art culture in Calistoga. So after many years of wanting to experience Napa Valley, I found myself there for a full week to spa, indulge in local food, and explore the world-class wineries that surround these two towns
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Behind the Canvas: Secrets of Notable Artists

From Salvador Dali's first meeting with Andy Warhol to Jackson Pollock's booze-fuelled rage, we're going behind the canvas to reveal some of what you probably don't know about the world's most fascinating artists
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Art 101 for the Young Professional: The Modern Period

Modern art is probably the most sought after and recognized in today’s art market. Not only can it spice up a room, but it sparks a cultured debate around whether a painting’s lines mean happiness or despair. Chosen accordingly to hot topics, it is important to know the ins and outs of each term before adding each to your conversational arsenal.
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The Tutu Project: Ballet, Fashion and Art

In this week's column, our style expert Hannah Yakobi shares all about The Tutu Project by the National Ballet of Canada that combines style, creativity and a real flair of art. Here's why you should definitely check it out
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Art 101 for the Young Professional: Basics

Incase you skipped art class throughout high school or have been forced to take interest through constant museum visits in your YP life, here's a quick rundown that will make you a superstar in an on-the-spot conversation about art
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