Category Archives: ART

aga khan museum

Ahh…the fresh air, crisp flowers and leaves and old art…

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basquiat “I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life” – Jean Michel Basquiat

 

Art critics, tastemakers, curators alike murmur in a crowed gallery, eyes wide and ask “Why is now the time for Basquiat?” Well.. I’d argue that it has always been the time for Basquiat, better yet, it has always been the time for a revolution of humanity through art. (more…)


mont1edit

Bonjour, tout le monde! Recently, I went on a winter vacation to Montreal and Mont Tremblant in Quebec. While in Montreal, I got the chance to visit the Van Gogh and Kandinksy exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Van Gogh is one of my favourite Dutch painters so seeing his work was a treat. I’ve always wanted to go on a ski trip, even despite the cold it was a beautiful experience, minus the bruised tailbone!  This was the trip that I realized how pitiful my grade 9 French was (2015 resolution anyone?) Poutine, snow, maple syrup…you can’t get more Canadian than that! Hope you are all healthy and well this holiday season! Á Bientôt!

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francis bacon and henry moore

‘In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present’ – Francis Bacon

Recently, I took a trip to the Art Gallery of Ontario to see Terror & Beauty: Francis Bacon & Henry Moore Exhibit, a collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings and photography. This exhibit begs to question if something terrifying can be beautiful at the same time? Bacon and Moore answers with a resounding yes.  (more…)