TTC/National Ballet of Canada vs. Body Image Shows Our Lack of Interest in the Arts

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By now, everyone in Toronto has heard about the TTC “We Move You” ad, featuring the National Ballet of Canada, which has caused controversy among many body image activists.  The latter are saying the dancers project a negative body image,… Continue Reading

Warhol in Yorkville Starting July !

Marilyn.  Campbell’s Soup.  Everyone is familiar with Andy Warhol.  And a travelling exhibit, Andy Warhol Revisited, curated by Revolver Gallery from Los Angeles, is popping up in Yorkville starting tomorrow, July 1, 2015.  Taking over the old Guess? and Porche… Continue Reading

Some Artisan Highlights at the Spring One of a Kind Show

The spring edition of the One of a Kind Show is a bit smaller than its holiday edition, but nonetheless still filled with artisans presenting everything from delicious food to crafts, fashion and more.  So who’s there?  Here are just… Continue Reading

Now’s The Time: Jean-Michel Basquiat Retrospective at the AGO

By the age of just 20, street graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat had already taken the New York art scene by storm. This was the early 1980s and it must have helped that he had made friends with Andy Warhol and… Continue Reading

Aveda, Naturally! Celebrates Seamless Straight Hair

They say the grass is always greener on the other side.  Curly-hair women dream of silky smooth locks while straight-tressed gals wonder what sexy, wild curls would feel like.  Aveda has come up with a magical solution to enable the… Continue Reading

Art Photography Online With The Print Atelier

Recently, I had the wonderful chance to speak with Maude Arsenault, an art photographer and creator of The Print Atelier, an online source for art photography.  Based in Montreal, the site allows shoppers to purchase prints by photographers without having… Continue Reading

Catching Up with Amy Shackleton

The last time we talked with Amy Shackleton she was at a point where her paintings were the combination of brush work and using gravity manipulation. Now Shackleton is going completely brush free! Wanting to showcase her new methods, Shackleton… Continue Reading