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Public Art Call for Canadian Artists: StreetARToronto Underpass Artist Roster

StreetARToronto Underpass Program – StART UP Call to Artists for Expressions of Interest Application Deadline: January 29, 2018, 4:30pm The City of Toronto invites artists to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in StreetARToronto’s Underpass Program, StART UP. StART UP will endeavor to provide opportunities for artists to create works of art that contribute to the [&hellip

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Just off Israeli highway, Israel Antiquities Authority finds 500,000-year-old site

Israeli archaeologists announced Sunday they have uncovered a rare site dating back some half a million years — just next to a modern highway and only several metres underground. Archaeologists envision the site at Jaljulia, northeast of Tel Aviv, as a sort of “paradise” for prehistoric hunter-gatherers, with a stream, vegetation and an abundance of animals. They have uncovered hundreds of flint handaxes as part of the dig just next to Route 6, one of Israel’s busiest highways, the Israel Antiquities Authority said. “It’s hard to believe that between Jaljulia and highway 6, five metres below the surface, an ancient landscape some half of a million years old has been so amazingly preserved,” Ran Barkai, head of Tel Aviv University’s archaeology department, which participated in the dig, said in a statement.

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Exhibition from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art features late career works

Innovation in art is often characterized as a singular event—a bolt of lightning that strikes once and forever changes the course of what follows. This installation provides an alternative view: by chronicling the continual experimentation of artists long after their breakthrough moments, it suggests that invention results from sustained critical thinking, persistent observation, and countless hours in the studio. The artists presented here, broad-ranging in background and approach, are united in their ability to produce rigorous and inspiring work, year after year, across decades. These galleries feature works from the second half of the twentieth century. Rather than showing artists’ early efforts, we visit them later in their careers. Familiar names—Louise Bourgeois, Philip Guston, Jasper Johns, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol, among others— are represented through less familiar works. Also present are key works by figures who may be less well-known. Al

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Mark Ollinger: Lines Drawn at Herringer Kiss Jan 6-27, Calgary

Mark Ollinger – Lines Drawn New Sculptural Works by Vancouver based Mark Ollinger January 6 – 27, 2018 Herringer Kiss Contemporary Art, Calgary Mark was born in 1988 and grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  After graduating high school Mark began freelancing in graphic design and illustration and working at a silkscreen print shop for [&hellip

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