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Love it or hate it, great public art often makes us stop in our tracks and take notice.
A group of art students in japan known as kingyobu, have repurposed old phone booths into giant fish aquariums. The goldfish tanks have been installed in numerous booths across osaka, japan.
august 31, 2012
Sunday, august 26, Gallery Gevik, a well known Toronto gallery, reported a break-in at their space on Hazelton Avenue in the Yorkville neighborhood of Toronto.
Three paintings were stolen.
Among the three were two paintings by members of the group of seven, Frank Johnston and Arthur Lismer.
We spoke to the director of the gallery today regarding the thefts.
AM: Is this the...
Everyone knows the photograph of workmen taking their lunch while perched on a girder high above New York City. Taken in 1932, it remains one of the most iconic images of the twentieth century. Every time I look at it an instant fear of heights resonates within me. A lunchbreak 850 feet above the ground? Only if I'm seated at a table and safely behind a window enjoying the view!
But, I've always wondered about the story behind the photograph. Who are these daredevils and who took...
I remember the first time I felt like art ever really spoke to me. I was in an art history class in college, and was assigned to do a presentation on henri cartier-bresson. I had never seen images, painting or photography which I felt captured the essence of the individuals as well as cartier-bresson's stunning photographs. It was the first time I had ever felt connected to art and the first time I saw how powerful art could be.
today, the french photographer would be 104 if he...
I want to share a quick story with you.
For those of you who don't know, when I'm not living and breathing theartmarket.ca, I'm working in a commercial art gallery. A gentleman visited the gallery yesterday, meandered around, spent some time with the art and approached me before he left.
"You're so fortunate to work in an art gallery," he said.
"I know, I love it," I replied.
"No, but really," he continued, "everyone who comes to your place of...
at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development recently held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, fish were ...
a new kickstarter project - in their words.
Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence, 1967-1972. When art became a democracy and self-promotion became an art.
I never set out to make this documentary. I was doing research for...