{E.O.F. STYLE IDOL} Ai Wei Wei: According to What?

AI WEI WEI: ACCORDING TO WHAT? at the AGO (August 17, 2013 – October 27, 2013) Ai Wei Wei is currently the world’s leading bad ass. Arguably the world’s most influential contemporary artist (no doubt, the most popular), Ai Wei Wei has made a name for himself with politically charged works that bring insight into…

The Art Gallery of Ontario Wants To See The Ziggy Stardust In YOU!

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) wants to see the Ziggy Stardust in you, and is inviting the first 200 people to show up at the exhibition‘s much anticipated September 25th opening night in costume to attend the highly publicized exhibit for FREE!!! God, I love that word .  . . The exhibit which originally…

The Eye of Faith Gets “Lost in the Memory Palace: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller”

  [Photo: Zev Tiefenbach] The world of Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and Geroge Bures Miller exist somewhere between reality and the vortex of our imaginations. . .  The artist duo are known for their of-this-world out-of-this-world creations that combine objects, sound, images, mechanics, lighting, construction, and cinema to create one-of-kind experiments and showcases in the transcendental…

Don Draper Goes Medieval! Is Mad Men Don Draper’s “Inferno”?

Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost. . . Those were the first words we hear Don Draper speak in the season 6 premier of AMC’s hit show, “Mad Men” which aired last night. Dante Alighieri’s legendary Medieval poem is not one’s…

E.O.F. Style Divinity: Patti Smith { Punk N’ Pretty}

In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth. -Patti Smith [photo courtesy:  Sexuality and Love in the Arts ] A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of browsing Patti Smith’s “Camera Solo” at the AGO, and really got an opportunity to get an inside glimpse…

God is in the Details: Revealing the Early Renaissance @AGOToronto

Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art (March 16 – June 16, 2013) ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO (317 Dundas Street West) $25 adult admission (includes admission to the rest of the gallery) When thinking of the Renaissance, one might automatically conjure up images of Da Vinci, his Vetruvian man, and Michelangelo’s Sistine…

E.O.F. Style Idol: Pablo Picasso

What can we say about Pablo Picasso that hasn’t been said? Genius is a word that gets thrown around a lot , and justly so – the man completely reconfigured the landscape of creative and artistic possibility for all people that continues to flourish to this day. {THANKS, PICASSO!} However, in our one-stop society it’s…