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“Terror and Beauty” at the AGO

“Terror and Beauty” at the AGO

By Desiree Simpson

“Terror and Beauty” is apparent in every work by Bacon and Moore, as both artists drew inspiration for their work from personal encounters with war and its death and ideals.

Sex, Machines and The Loss of Giger's Aliens

Sex, Machines and The Loss of Giger's Aliens

By Desiree Simpson

Giger’s fascination with sex and the machine resulted in a “biomechanical” representation of the two in much of his work, something that often makes the audience of his work uncomfortable and squeamish, which is not unlike watching Nine Inch Nails Happiness In Slavery (1992) even after the umpteenth time of seeing it.

Trod Toronto With Christine Horne

Trod Toronto With Christine Horne

By Kiersten Hallie Krum

Toronto-based actress Christine Horne took time from her busy performance schedule to answer a hodge-podge of questions from Culture Toronto contributor Kiersten Hallie Krum on performance, the benefits of working in Canadian independent film, and her prowess with a certain children’s toy...

Taka Sudo's Kinetic Moments

Taka Sudo's Kinetic Moments

By Sherif Badr

Taka Sudo was born and raised in Japan. Sudo draws inspiration from everyday moments, through interaction with his environment, people and objects. Catch his work in TO!

Handmade vs Machine-Made; A New Type of Unique Jewelry by Hot Pop Factory

Handmade vs Machine-Made; A New Type of Unique Jewelry by Hot Pop Factory

By Amanda DelaCruz

I’ve been visiting the One of a Kind Show annually for a few years now. It’s a huge exhibition held twice a year in Toronto – made up of artists, designers and makers - both seasoned and rising stars. It used to take me hours to go through the exhibit, and I would still feel like there wasn’t enough time to see everything properly.

Jonathan Gray's the exception

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Jonathan Gray's the exception

I didn't find Jonathan looking for the artists that studied at the most prestigious schools. I could care less whether he has the most prestigious mentor or not, and nobody really looks at an artist's resume seriously. When I was creeping on Instagram looking for artists like Ilichna Morasky that could create accompanying art for something as wild as Beyond Measure however, Jono's work stood out.

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