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Turning Ten: Shannon Gillette Discusses our Birthday Piñata

Posted by Drake, 2 months ago

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

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

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 1 week ago

Local Queen West portrait master turns heads in Milan.

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

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

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

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

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks 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.

Monique Meloche
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The Power Plant Needs You

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

We love our friends + cultural partners and one of our BFF's is The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. Since its inception in 1987, The Power Plant has housed large-scale installations from the best + brightest in Canadian art, including Micah Lexier, Shary Boyle, Evan Penny, Janet Cardiff + George Bures Miller, Royal Art Lodge, Michael Snow, Eldon Garnet, Guy Maddin, General Idea and pretty much anyone else you can think of.

Power Plant
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Meet Ariel

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Meet Ariel, the newest member of the Drake's permanent art collection. You'll find this beauty by artist Janet Werner gracing the staircase that leads from the Lounge to the Sky Yard.

werner's ariel
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