October’s Portrait

  Yesterday we painted October’s portrait at the 4 Cats Studio at the Toronto Junction Triangle (1615 Dupont St.). The studio is pretty easy to get to by TTC. It’s full of samples of previous students’ work. There’s lots of light, but the place still has an ambient feel to it. Advertisements

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Hi, September!

September made a great first impression this year! Sunny weather, beautiful storms, fragrant flowers in every convenience store- lovely!  But have you noticed that September feels very differently from all the summer months? Something changes abruptly on September 1st and you no longer can pretend that you are in July even if it is hot … More Hi, September!

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Collected Curiosities: Darwin, Banksy, Tstar Nicholas II, etc

 Darwin said that men endowed with mathematical talent “seem to have an extra sense” (Lecture at the Fields Institute) — Banksy trouble: According to a group of my friends I was the last person (if not on the entire Earth, than in North America:)) who did not know the name of a graffiti artist Banksy. … More Collected Curiosities: Darwin, Banksy, Tstar Nicholas II, etc

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Ai WeiWei, the ‘martyr’ of the Chinese political regime

“I don’t like anyone who shamelessly abuses their profession, who makes no moral judgment.” Ai WeiWei ‘s opinion published in Watts, Jonathan (11 August 2007). “Olympic artist lashes out over PRC propaganda”. The Taipei Times. Taiwan (ROC). Retrieved 6 July 2008.           Today is the last day of Ai Wei Wei’s exhibition at … More Ai WeiWei, the ‘martyr’ of the Chinese political regime

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