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Disaster and Everything After

For over two decades, Montreal photographer Benoit Aquin has made a name for himself through his blunt and captivating portrayals of environmental and human disasters. His unique investigative style of photography, in combination with his precise artistic vision, has earned him international acclaim and recognition. In July 2013, when a 74-car freight train was derailed… Keep Reading

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The sight of the blind and the embrace of the sea

In Montreal’s landlocked position, one may miss the reassuring embrace of the ocean, which, for many coastal natives, has come to represent an integral element of home. At Musée d’art Contemporain de Montreal (MACM), Sophie Calle’s debut exhibit, entitled For the First and Last Time, has captured the mental images of blind people and the… Keep Reading

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MMFA examines French Orientalism narrative of 1800s

  In the midst of the frozen pipes, depressing darkness, and the icy sidewalks that accompany a typical Montreal winter, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) is almost taunting the city to attend its sun-filled Marvels and Mirages of Orientalism exhibit currently on display.  Focusing on the juxtaposition between the “staged pictorial” works of… Keep Reading

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Stemple Pass: A discomforting, compelling exposition

  The VOX gallery, also known as “Centre de L’image Contemporaine,” is known for its self-reflexive art, experimenting with colour, shape, form, and technology to facilitate public discourse on the nature of image in today’s society. As a nonprofit organization,  entrance to the gallery leaves your pockets untouched, making the exhibit accessible to students and… Keep Reading

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What’s Happening In Montreal

THEATRE — The 24 Hour Plays Watch performers perform in French and English for one full rotation of the earth. Saturday, Jan. 17, Théâtre Sainte-Catherine (264 Sainte-Catherine E). Admission is $10. LITERATURE — Steps Magazine Open Mic Join one of McGill’s own publications for a night of poetry and prose reading. Thursday, Jan. 22, 4152… Keep Reading

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Small-scale artists and authors shine at Expozine

In the crowded basement of Saint-Dominique Cathedral, it seemed as if every possible genre of author, publisher, illustrator, artisan, and their devotees were in attendance at Expozine, Montreal’s annual small press fair. It showcased 300 distinctive French and English exhibitors, ranging from established publishers like Drawn and Quarterly to obscure zombie-themed poster artists. Upon arrival,… Keep Reading

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Warhol takes the MMFA’s walls

With Warhol Mania, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts  (MMFA) presents an eclectic collection of Andy Warhol’s illustrations, posters, and record art—but leaves the viewer to reconcile Warhol the artist with Warhol the advertiser. Through image repetition and his typical three-colour style, Warhol’s work remains dynamic and innovative in the eyes of the modern viewer.… Keep Reading

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The Great Meld of Art and Sport

When you mention football in Europe, you set yourself up for a conversation about the sport played with a black–and-white ball, instead of the one most North Americans are more familiar with. While football-soccer terminology difference is pretty common knowledge, a less-known part of the game is the common ground it shares with art. In… Keep Reading

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Post-modernism emerges in a new light

For post-modernist painter David Simpson, light is both a pastiche of past artistic traditions and a peek into the future of its essential nature. The monochromatic paintings that greet you upon walking into his current exhibit at the Parisian Laundry gallery are defined by light, as the interference pigments of his paintings reflect and play… Keep Reading

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Mile End thrift shop gets a natural makeover

When I turned into the open doorway of Citizen Vintage, the well-known Mile End boutique, I was greeted by a warm light and the cozy hum of French female artist Cgo’s intimate exhibition, “Enfants Sauvages” (which translates to “Wild Child”). Complimentary craft beer and vegetarian snacks welcomed all guests and the small thrift shop provided… Keep Reading

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