From N.E. Thing Co. to Gold, Silver & Lead

Iain Baxter, N.E. Thing Co. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Jed Lind, Gold, Silver and Lead Toronto Sculpture Garden   The art world is not immune from criticism, when it comes to artistic practise and the effects art production has on the environment. Sometimes making a statement actually damages the environment. N.E.

Zeke Moores: Constructs

Zeke Moores: Constructs Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Ontario May 31 — July 7, 2012   The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University in Halifax has been a bit of a hotbed of sculptural activity, orbiting the aesthetic of 1:1 scale. Thierry Delva (now longsince moved on from

The Miniature and the Boundless

An Era of the Boundless? Defining the boundless is not an easy task—actually, it is almost as dizzying to think about it as it is to experience it. One can sometimes grasp it as the infinite (literally without bounds) sometimes as excess (implying the overstepping of

Newton & Helen Mayer Harrison: How Big is Here?

Leading pioneers of the Eco-Art movement, the collaborative team of Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison (often referred to simply as “the Harrisons”) have worked for over forty years with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners and other artists to initiate collaborative dialogues to uncover ideas and

Eco-Art

Eco-Art. Pori Art Museum 2011. 221 pages. www.poriartmuseum.fi This beautifully illustrated book (English, Finnish) preserves the memory of the Eco-Art exhibition, which was held from February to March 2011 to mark the 30th anniversary of the Pori Art Museum, Finland. The curator Pia Hovi-Assad was assisted by