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This Week: The Artist Project Toronto

This Week: The Artist Project Toronto

Kicking off tonight with an opening night party, and running through the weekend, this carefully juried exhibit is a must-see for art lovers and investors.

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March 3, 2011

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Azure reads: Living with Modernity

Azure reads: Living with Modernity

In his new book Living with Modernity, Award-winning Dutch photographer Iwan Baan poetically explores two major architectural cities built in the 1960s – Oscar Niemeyer’s Brasilia and Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh.

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February 25, 2011

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Real artists on film

Real artists on film

Next week, Toronto’s Reel Artists Film Festival brings the work of such brilliant creators as Wanda Koop, Pipilotti Rist, Sol LeWitt and Ai Weiwei to the big screen.

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February 18, 2011

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Artek gets graphic

Artek gets graphic

The renowned manufacturer lends its iconic furniture to German artist Tobias Rehberger, who has used it to captivating effect in the design of a Finnish café.

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February 17, 2011

Section: Design

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Nacho Carbonell in Paris

Nacho Carbonell in Paris

The artist-designer has created a series of LED light fixtures that look as though they were excavated from the sea.

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February 10, 2011

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New Portuguese design

New Portuguese design

The latest works from Made Out Portugal include a found object bazaar, furniture created from architecture, a two-dimensional chair and a multifunctional floor light.

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February 4, 2011

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Luigi Ferrara’s Open Lattice

Luigi Ferrara’s Open Lattice

Canadian architect Luigi Ferrara has created an art installation entitled The Open Lattice for Dekla, the exclusive Toronto dealer for Scavolini kitchens.

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February 1, 2011

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TIDF Preview: Do West Design

TIDF Preview: Do West Design

Following a strong debut last year, the Toronto International Design Festival returns with an expanded program that includes the first annual Do West Design event. From January 27 to 30, Dundas Street West (between Bathurst and Grace streets) transforms into a giant exhibition space, with contemporary works on display in 28 venues, including storefronts, bars, showrooms, and even a lumber yard.

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January 19, 2011

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Wry & Ginger by Azure

Wry & Ginger by Azure

If the Wry & Ginger by Azure exhibit in New York at Design Within Reach teaches us anything, it’s that Canadian designers need not shy away from being Canadian. The show, featuring iconic symbols, traditional techniques and materials native to the True North Strong And Free, makes one thing clear: when it comes to design, Canada rocks!

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May 13, 2008

Section: Design

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