"Merete Kristiansen and Kate Barron may be on the verge of revolutionizing the Canadian art world."
- anne watson, the vancouver observer
I arrived at work this morning to the phone ringing off the hook, numerous emails, and a to-do list as long as my arm. Happy Valentine's Day, right?
A man walked into the gallery and stood in awe in front of a large Jack Bush painting hanging out front. I approached him and asked if he’d ever visited us before. He said no, and I went on to explain that The Art Emporium was the oldest gallery west of Toronto, going on to tell him a bit about who we are.
He told me his name was Keith, an artist, and long time art...
It’s that time of year again – everyone is rushing and getting ready for Art Toronto to kickoff tomorrow night!
We’ll be covering the events all weekend, so make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see updated pictures and tips on the best events.
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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...
here's something that's sure to make you smile as we kick off the long weekend and make you jealous that you're no longer a kid.
there is a very cool studio in Vancouver that creates soft toys based on children’s drawings that adults send in. Once completed, parents can buy these toys for their children.
wendy tsao has a very simple business model that is making adults and kids very happy. I'm not going to lie... I kind of want to draw something and...
What is Pinterest, why should you care, and who should you follow?
What is Pinterest?
Pinterest is a Virtual Pinboard that lets you organize and share your favourite images, products, videos, etc. Essentially, one digital space to house all of the images that you collect.
Pinterest is now the third most popular social media site,...
This past weekend i attended splash, the annual gala thrown by arts umbrella to support their multi-disciplinary arts school. with one well known location on granville island in Vancouver, and two more being established in surrey this year, their fundraising effort was in full swing.
the event took place at performance works on Granville island. The venue was gorgeous, and filled with lively party-goers, live performances, and plenty of art.
artist, fiona ackerman
I always find it interesting to walk around in other peoples homes and see the art that they have chosen to surround themselves with – especially those involved in the arts!
What better way to get to know each other and share the art we love with each other than through theartmarket.ca blog?! This is the first in our new series, “my walls.”
Because purchasing art is such a personal experience, and I am...