Out of Studio

Volume Judgement Elise Archias on the art of Joan Mitchell

JOAN MITCHELL’S PAINTINGS from the late 1950s have space in them. They are big surfaces covered with marks, like most Abstract Expressionist paintings made in New York in the same decade, and so they look much flatter than a carefully measured perspectival scene from the 1940s by,… Read More

Ready for Foot Traffic

MARCH 2021 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE. – Alex Bozikovic The center of Toronto, a city of almost three million, is becoming increasingly crowded. So how can the city answer the need for public space? By remaking streets. A scheme by the landscape architects PUBLIC WORK… Read More

Dubai Window Cleaners

Photographer Albert Dros was photographing the infamous and elusive fog in Dubai recently when had the opportunity photograph window cleaners dangling from the ultra-tall skyscrapers. The job and Dros’ resulting photos are not for the faint of heart. Read More

Courtauld Gallery

London’s Courtauld Gallery Fills Out Modern Art Holdings with Key Gift. Significant pieces by Paul Cézanne, Wassily Kandinsky, and more are heading to London’s Courtauld Gallery as part of a transformative gift of modern drawings. Sam Francis, Black & Blue, 1958. Courtesy Courtauld Gallery,… Read More

Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything

The MAC launches the virtual exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything. Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. MONTRÉAL, Feb. 15, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ – The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) reopened its doors, but still offers a digital programming! After the monumental success of the… Read More

City Through Aerial Photography

Kevin Lynch’s Images of the City Through Aerial Photography. “There seems to be a public image of any given city which is the overlap of many individual images,” American urban planner Kevin Lynch once said. “Or perhaps there is a series of public images, each held… Read More

Summer of Soul

Summer of Soul review – thrilling documentary reveals a forgotten festival. Revelatory footage from the 1969 Harlem Cultural festival, crudely known for a while as the Black Woodstock, is brought to life in a spectacular new film. A still from Summer Of Soul. Read More

Goodbye to 2020

This seems like a fitting goodbye photo to 2020. I took it New Years eve 2020. Both beautiful and ominous, as life is. We will keep it precious as long as we can. Goodbye to a year of trials and tempers, isolation and fear. Goodbye 2020, the joy… Read More