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Exploring Mystical Landscapes

Posted by Stephan Petar, 1 month, 1 week ago

Last week we were invited on a magical journey through the gallery’s latest exhibition Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more

Hodler Ferdinand, Der Niesen vom Heustrich aus , 1909
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A small note from Hairy Chest Man

Posted by Drake, 9 months ago

Hi, I'm Hairy Chest Man. For most of my life, I've been lounging on a bed in a comfy Crash Pad at The Drake Hotel. (I hear there is a guy like me in every room. Although, all of us have our own eccentricities.)

WakuWaku escapes The Drake Hotel
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Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014 transforms Drake into a Safe Space

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 2 months ago

For Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2014, “Safe Space” will be a series of site-specific performances and installations that will evolve through the night, with artists’ leading a communal exploration for guests into physical and virtual natures, delving into the graphic artifacts from a pre-bits and bytes world.

A still from Sara Ludy + Nicolas Sassoon's Wallpapers facade projection (Courtesy of the artists)
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Summer in the City

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 4 months ago

We’re this close to opening the Drake Devonshire Inn in Wellington and a new Drake General Store in Ottawa, but before we bust our geographical boundaries, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate summer in Toronto.

Toronto Sklyline
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Five Artist Residencies Worth Travelling For

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 4 months ago

Pursuing a career in the arts? Forget a MFA. If you're looking to mix your travel with your studio time, here's a selection of five artist residencies worth checking out.

Summer Residencies Banff Art Centre
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Kris Knight Makes Good With Gucci

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 10 months ago

Local Queen West portrait master turns heads in Milan.

Kris Knight's "Spook," from 2008.