Category Archives: About art

Favourite things: Nowhere Boy

Sam Taylor-Wood is one of my favourite artists (her video Third Party, starring Marianne Faithfull, is on my all-time top 10 list), so I waited for Nowhere Boy, her John Lennon biopic with great anticipation. Unfortunately the buzz around this … Continue reading

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Wanna be Yoko Ono

 

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Today’s hero: SHOWstudio

This is such a great find: SHOWstudio.com combines fashion with live media. British fashion photographer Nick Knight runs and curates the website, which uses video and essays to critically examine fashion in an artistic and intellectual way. I particularly like … Continue reading

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Dear Gaga…

I defended you for so long. Maybe you are a fan of ’80s feminist contemporary art from Canada, I don’t know. But artist Jana Sterbak dressed like a deli counter years before you did at the MTV Video Music Awards. … Continue reading

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Nick Cave’s Soundsuits in Vogue

When we were in New York I was so excited to see this exhibition Dead or Alive at the Museum of Arts and Design: 30 artists who use a variety of organic materials in their works. We’re talking intricate fairy … Continue reading

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Swinging for pole art

“I feel like I’m in a real life Footloose, where it’s the old conservative town of old people who make all the rules and all the St. F.X. graduates get out of town,” Jonas Colter, the Evolve Festival organizer, told … Continue reading

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