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"I think being female makes my work inherently political" - In Conversation with Wendy White

Posted by Stacie Ant, 2 months, 2 weeks ago

To honour International Women's Day, we chat with Wendy White, a New York-based female artist whom we admire and is currently part of our annual Drake One Fifty exhibition. Wendy opens up about ways in which her work echoes current political affairs and contemporary societal issues.

Wendy White at Drake One Fifty exhibition opening, FOMO. Photo courtesy of snapd Queen.
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Top 5 exhibits to look forward to in March

Posted by Stacie Ant, 2 months, 2 weeks ago

The Drake blog brings you up to date with our selection of top 5 most exciting exhibits of the month; consisting of emerging artists who are doing interesting stuff in Toronto and internationally recognized artists whose work represents contemporary art globally.

Rafman
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@THEDRAKEART: Officially on Instagram

Posted by Ashley Mulvihill , 3 months, 3 weeks ago

You're curious, you're a culture seeker, + the art at the Drake realllllly tickles your fancy. US TOO! Our Cultural Progamming team has launched an Instagram account @THEDRAKEART that features our permanent art collection, rotating exhibitions, performances, off-site adventures + daily inspiration.

See @THEDRAKEART for artist details
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Tying in the Winter Solstice Sky with Svava Thordis Juliusson

Posted by Christine Vu, 5 months ago

Hamilton based, Iceland born, Svava Thordis Juliusson, was the perfect artist to take part in an installation inspired by the land of fire and ice on the Sky Yard. Her sculptural piece, Black Line - Squiggly with White is made of industrial materials that transports the space into a Northern oasis.

Svava
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Afterlife GLAM: Versa brings the Verbasizer to Life

Posted by Christine Vu, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Only is it among all knowing eyes, flashes of silver and purple, clouds as high as the sky yet so close you can almost touch them, can you start to see yourself more clearly. After experiencing the Verbasizer in person, we get to know the artist duo behind it.

Alex Ricci + Monika Hauck of Versa
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Exploring the work of Tau Lewis

Posted by Stephan Petar, 7 months, 2 weeks ago

We chat with sculptor and mixed media artist Tau Lewis and her piece in The Drake Hotel's Prismatic exhibition.

Tau Lewis