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Five Questions: Guy Maddin

Posted by Drake, 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, whose Seances, a tribute to the lost films of silent cinema, is part of our current winter exhibition, discusses the concept of loss in cinema, Seances's ultimate fate, and where his relationship with his storied hometown currently stands.

Guy Maddin
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Five Questions: Danielle Meder

Posted by Drake, 1 month ago

Just in time for World MasterCard Fashion Week, we spoke to local fashion illustrator Danielle Meder about her involvement in our Winter 2014 exhibition, as well as her upcoming fashion lecture in the Drake Underground.

Danielle Meder, Silhouettes and Signals, 2014. This site-specific installation is part of the Drake's current Winter exhibition.
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7 Artworks We Loved At NYC 2014 Art Week

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

With iPhones loaded heavy with art fair snaps, our curatorial team selects their seven favourite works from New York Art Week.

Maynard Monrow Work At Armory
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The Stunning Canvas of Public Spaces

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

Street art gets a bit of a bad rap, and an unfair one at that.

Stunning street art on the buildings of Poland
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Five Questions: Peter Schjeldahl

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Peter Schjeldahl, the New Yorker’s art critic, has been covering the art world since the 1960s, back when he was a bohemian living in a cold water flat in the East Village.

Peter Schjeldahl
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Five Questions: Kehinde Wiley

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

As an artist, Kehinde Wiley is both equally concerned with art history – those grand, majestic portraits by the likes of Gainsborough and Titian – as he is with representation, swapping English kings and queens for swaggering Harlem gents in their finest hip-hop frippery.

Kehinde Wiley's "Femme piquee par un serpent"
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