“Balancing Act” by Artist Martine Johanna
September 16, 2020

New paintings and drawings by artist Martine Johanna (previously featured here). See more images below or on display at Massey Klein Gallery                         Martine Johanna’s Website Martine Johanna on Instagram Martine Johanna at Massey Klein Gallery Continue reading

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Quirky Characters Anthropomorphize Patterned, Pastel Vases by Ceramicist Sandra Apperloo
September 9, 2020

Sandra Apperloo infuses her love for pastels and tiny freckles into a playful crew of characters. Shaped to hold a single flower stem, the anthropomorphized vases display a range of emotions and together, form a series humorously named Weirdo Bud Vases. Their lengthy bodies are covered in polka dots, floral motifs, and stripes, and while some stand straight up, others twist around a similarly dressed figure. “I hope my works make people laugh and daydream. More Continue reading

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“Finding A Way” by Artist Eric Louie

New paintings from Vancouver-based painter Eric Louie (previously featured here). Speaking to the will to live, adapt and survive, Louie’s latest work evokes a sense of strength and vigour. “Examples of characters in their glory,” as he states: “Something celebratory thrives within each painting for myself. The work combines elements of still life, abstraction and … Continued Continue reading

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Painted on Front Pages, Lisa Törner’s Evocative Animals Astutely Comment on Major News Stories
September 2, 2020

Lisa Törner repurposes the front pages of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the French weekly Le Canard Enchainé into inky canvases for her expressive creatures. For each edition, the Stockholm-based artist offers insightful commentary on the day’s events: a pensive monkey masks an article about bankers on Wall Street, a turquoise peacock adorns the coverage of Karl Lagerfield’s death, and a slinking leopard is rendered alongside a heartwrenching story about a mother and child, who were separated more than 50 years ago. More Continue reading

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A Prismatic Installation with Giant, Abstract Forms Sweeps Across a Berlin Museum

Katharina Grosse’s latest installation transcends the boundaries of the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart as it erupts into a sprawling kaleidoscope. From varicolored surges inside to the vast paintings on the ground and nearby outdoor walls, “It Wasn’t Us” is an expansive artwork on the site of a former railway building. As visitors walk throughout the work, the abstract forms swell in various directions, creating a new visual at each angle. More Continue reading

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