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Going Everywhere and Anywhere with Douglas Coupland

Posted by Drake, 1 month ago

From Microserfs to Kitty Clone, Douglas Coupland has continued the distinctly Canadian tradition of McLuhanian thought regarding society, technology and culture. On now until April 26, Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is everything is the first major survey of the writer and artist's work, taking place at two notable Toronto institutions, the ROM and MOCCA.

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Drake Devonshire Artist In Residence: Winnie Truong

Posted by Rea McNamara, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Earlier this month, Toronto artist Winnie Truong was one of the first artists to participate in our Drake Devonshire Artist-in-Residence programme. We caught up with her about her time at the Lake, where she discussed the work she did as well as delved further into the nature of her practice.

Winnie Truong at the Lake
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Food + Drink

Hong Yi's Amazing Food Art

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 11 months ago

We've always been told not to play with our food. We're really glad that Malaysian artist and architect, Hong Yi, never received that memo! Her food-based works have been growing in popularity and making her fans astonished and definitely hungry. Which kind of food would you want to be made from?

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Gallery Talk: Arsenal Toronto's Rosie Prata

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 2 years ago

Arsenal is more than just a contemporary gallery, it also functions as a beautiful space for private, corporate + charitable events. Located in the Junction, Arsenal is a great addition to the neighbourhood that some consider responsible for saving Toronto's art scene. We sat down with the Associate Director, Rosie Prata, to talk about what Arsenal has planned for the year and who she'd enjoy a Drake burger with.

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Taste of Iceland Returns to Drake

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

From a four-course prix-fixe to an Icelandic music showcase, we're bringing out your inner Viking from March 21 to 24! Check out full Taste of Iceland details after the jump.

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Olly Moss Gives Oscar Statues an Illustrated Makeover

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 1 month ago

We're getting ready to roll out the red carpet for our Oscar Party! You can bet our thoughts have been filled with little golden men, free popcorn + prizes. Before Hollywood's biggest night, enjoy Olly Moss' award-worthy poster that re-imagines Oscar statues as the best pictures since 1927.

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