The radical style of Fauvism appeared in art history briefly, yet significantly steered art practice towards more abstract art expressions like cubism. Previous leaders of the movement such as Matisse and Rouault ensured that fauvism was radically emotional – and never boring. While the historic style may not be everyone’s taste, modern artist Josh Byer is bringing the values of fauvism to his work… and people really like it. Read more
World-renowned artists and masterpieces from around the world, if you’re an art buff, Art Basel was designed for you. Art Basel is a Modern and Contemporary art fair that showcases works from over 500 of the world’s leading galleries in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach. The Miami Beach show will be held on December 1st to 4th and will showcase 269 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. We’ll be Instagramming and Snapping live from Miami Beach. Read more
Looking up, I saw a kaleidoscope of colours and shapes – evoking feelings of a serene, yet occult energy. Throughout the entirety of the Chihuly exhibit, I felt overwhelmed with this deep intensity that could only be aroused by such powerful art.
To the delight of Vancouver fashionistas, Hermès popped up at Jack Poole Plaza last week to offer a unique insider look at the inner workings of the luxury fashion house – for free! The temporary “Hermès at Work” building housed several stations featuring Hermès craftspeople, highlighting their craft, from handbags and jewellery, to scarves and watches. The pop-up showed the intimacy of the Hermès workshops, and demonstrated to curious on-lookers the incredible amount of time, talent, emotion and skill necessary to create each and every Hermès piece.
Leo and Reese and Kate oh my! All our favourite celebrities are in town for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and huge crowds are swarming King Street to catch a glimpse. As the red carpet is rolled out, we celebrate the best of the best in film. Here is a glimpse of what to watch:
Last week was a big week for music lovers – Drake drops Views, Calvin Harris and Rihanna debut This is what you came for – listen to it, it’s amazing – and Beyonce drops Lemonade and has us all wondering, who’s Becky with the good hair? Queen B has captivated the world with the release of Lemonade. We have Lemonade on repeat.