{DISCOVERED} Bathing in Brighton: Vintage Memories and Musings

Who are the  dapper gents in top hats and scandalous bathing shorts? None other than some of the original members of The Brighton Swimming Club. This photo was taken circa 1863 by photographer Benjamin Botham. Seems like the boys of Brighton have been stirring up a lot of conversation on the net, which seems quite…

{PHOTO BLAST} Friends In All The Right Places . . .

Where would we be without our friends? Here at The Eye of Faith we are wise enough to know the importance of the people we keep close in our lives. It’s a method that has been tried, tested, and true . . . To only keep the ones that exhibit that simple true blue. So,…

{PHOTO-BLAST} Tattooed Sweethearts . . .

“So What” it says. “Who cares?” The reclaiming of the body by man and woman by taking ink to their skin has always been an aspect of any of our cultures. It has always been a “thing”, as one calls it, and it continues to thrive in our culture, becoming more and more popular in…

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…

THE GREATEST CARS IN HOLLYWOOD HISTORY!

In our E.O.F. RULES, I mentioned how I came across a quote that said: “IMAGINATION IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN KNOWLEDGE”, and while that may be true, I always think it is much more interesting to have a healthy balance of the two. If you can learn a little, while also stimulating the senses, you really…

Ghost Hole IV: Island Edition!

It’s ba-aaack! What do haunted school houses, Toronto island, and art have in common? Well for starters, this year’s 4th Annual GHOST HOLE is making its way to the historical ArtScape Gibraltar’s Point Public School for a night of necromancing through the powers of art! {The Old School House before it burnt down in 1888}…