Out of Studio

depiction of a Christian McLeod Painting

The Future Perfect Exhibition on Artoronto.ca

Christian McLeod’s solo exhibition Future Perfect at Toronto’s Gallery 133 transcribes in oils a state of expectation. Over the course of his career, McLeod has codified the staccato rhythms of his paint application into shorthand, much like a stenographer moving quickly to record in… Read More

Future Perfect Exhbitiion Invite

Future Perfect Exhibition

Christian McLeod’s Future Perfect Exhibition of beautiful, tangible response to the pandemic and our relationship to this incubating period is rife with colour and emotion. In this series, McLeod expresses ideas relating to quarantine, lockdown, and our collective hopes and dreams for what could happen once life… Read More

Sophie Taeuber-Arp

‘In a flower, in a beetle, every line, every form, every color has arisen from a deep necessity.’ Sophie Taeuber-Arp ‘Like music this art is tangible inner reality. She was already dividing the surface of a watercolor into squares and rectangles which she juxtaposed horizontally… Read More

The Birth of Loop

The Birth of Loop. A Short History of Looping Music by Michael Peters Looping Music today typically employs tape delay/feedback systems, digital delay devices, or computers to create repetitions of sounds. These repetitions can either remain limited to simple repeated phrases, or they… Read More

Long-Exposure Photos Capture Lit-Up Fireflies

Long-Exposure Photos Capture Lit-Up Fireflies Dancing During Japan’s Summer Nights By Emma Taggart on June 13, 2021 In Japan, the beginning of spring is famously marked by the arrival of pink cherry blossoms. And in summer, there’s an equally beautiful phenomenon. June and July is… Read More

‘Damn! This is a Caravaggio!’

‘Damn! This is a Caravaggio!’: the inside story of an old master found in Spain. by Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo and Sam Jones in Madrid Art dealer Giancarlo Ciaroni attempted to buy painting listed at €1,500 for €500,000 – but discovered bewildered owners already had two… Read More

Avant-garde and Modernist Magazines

What is the relevance of avant-garde magazines printed on aging paper to a society which views the world in real time and through networked digital lenses? There are two common answers. Regardless of their age, the art they carry can be looked at anew since it is only its techniques… Read More

Damu The Fudgemunk

Damu The Fudgemunk: Earl Davis Hip Hop producer and DJ from Washington, D.C. and co-founder/owner of Redefinition Records Member of Y Society along with MC Insight. I love to listen to his creations, and I’m not alone.. In praise of: ‘The High… Read More