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Memory is a glorious and admirable gift  of nature by which we recall past things, we embrace present things, and we contemplate future things…

Contemporary Art We Like at Bonhams

There are works that stand out for me, it isn't limited to a style, a genre, or perhaps it is, The genre of Zoot. Bonhams is auctioning in New York this fall: FRANCESCO CLEMENTE "I believe there is such a thing as an imagination shared by the different contemplative...

Beakerhead Has Returned!

Beakerhead 2015 is now officially underway here in Calgary, with four full days of intersecting art and engineering. We’ve highlighted some of our top picks for the festival, so get out there and experience it!

The Makeup of Man Ray’s Tears

The Makeup of Man Ray’s Tears

Man Ray's Tears was photographed c. 1930-1932 using a fashion mannequin as his model instead of a real woman. ...that's a mannequin? Are you sure? This mannequin is so realistic that I'm not convinced that it wasn't a real live model. With that in mind, let's take a...

Kurt Schwitters – MerzBarn – Detail 5

Kurt Schwitters – MerzBarn – Detail 5

Appearing as support for the lower left portion of the ridge are two overlapping piers which rise from the floor at an angle of approximately 105 degrees .These project at right angles from the face of the work. These piers display the same rough plaster treatment as...

Kurt Schwitters Merzbarn Detail 4

Kurt Schwitters Merzbarn Detail 4

A rough texture, punctuated by a wooden insert resembling an eyebrow,painted a dark green, and accompanied by a short length of sewage pipe, broken in half and projecting at right angles from the surface of the work.These two objects are partially obscured by a...