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Five Questions: Peter Schjeldahl

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 2 months 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.

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Peter Schjeldahl
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Five Questions: Kehinde Wiley

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 3 months 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.

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Kehinde Wiley's "Femme piquee par un serpent"
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Turning Ten: Shannon Gillette Discusses our Birthday Piñata

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 3 months ago

Pinatas, for all their outlandish, paper mache glory, represent a celebration of life.

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Behind the glass: Shannon Gillette's Drake Turns Ten Piñata.
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Kris Knight Makes Good With Gucci

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 4 months ago

Local Queen West portrait master turns heads in Milan.

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Kris Knight's "Spook," from 2008.
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Say hi to Ariel (and Janet Werner)

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 4 months ago

Montreal's visionary of the uncanny valley comes to Drake.

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"Ariel" by Janet Werner
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Our Curator's Report from the Miami Art Fairs, Part I

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 5 months ago

Our Curator, Mia Nielsen, was in Miami checking out Art Basel Miami Beach and the other fairs that pop up in the sunny, seaside city during the first week of December. She's rounded up her favourites for you.

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Monique Meloche