April 30, 2021

Art In Architecture

Bata-Ville: A Shoe Company’s Quest for Global Utopia

The remnants of another city flank Toronto’s spine of skyscrapers. Converted into offices, condos, galleries and lofts, former warehouses and factories are home to a new urban economy — one fuelled by laptops, real estate and the flow of global financial capital. On the bucolic banks of the Trent River some 180 kilometres away, however, a

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Archaeologists Have Identified the Only Known Example of a Pregnant Mummy

Archaeologists have discovered the first known example of a pregnant mummy. The ancient remains are said date to the first century B.C. and were discovered in Thebes back in 1826—but experts had long assumed the specimen was male, thanks to inscription on the sarcophagus naming an Egyptian priest. “Our first surprise was that it has no

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Gold and Black Leaf Imitation Bear, 2021

Ros Kozhman and Irena Tone, 24 x 20 x 17 cm 2.5 mm metal covered by Gold Leaf Imitation leaf, varnish, supported by a wooden pedestal covered by Silver Leaf Imitation. Art is the best gift, isn’t it? Do you like bears? Look at these tiny ears and tails! And look at their colorful fur…

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Cooper and Gold Leaf Imitation Bear, 2021

Ros Kozhman and Irena Tone, 28 x 20.5 x 22 cm 2.5 mm metal covered by Cooper and Gold Leaf Imitation leaf, varnish, supported by a wooden pedestal. Art is the best gift, isn’t it? Do you like bears? Look at these tiny ears and tails! And look at their colorful fur… Aren’t they sweet

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Patricia L. Boyd

In “Hold,” Patricia L. Boyd turns the white cube inside out. For “Minutes, hours, or days,” 2021, the artist exposed large sheets of photosensitive paper to ambient light from her apartment windows,

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