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How To Grow A Hundred Pounds Of Potatoes In A Barrel

<b>Health benefits of potatoes</b><p>Potatoes are edible plant tubers first cultivated in the Andes region of South America.Many studies have suggested that …

Gardening

9 golden rules for combining fonts

Finding the right font pairing is an artform – in this article, we offer some tips and tricks for getting it right. Let's say you've hunted through …

Typography

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

Gardening

Do Not Throw Your Soda Bottles: Make A Vertical Garden With Them!

Sooner or later it looks like we are running out of gardening space. So, we found a way to help you maximize the space of your porch or garden by …

Gardening

Corita Kent, the pop art nun

She shook up the church and the art world with her expressive, exuberant and boisterous work<p>Pop Art gave the world Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns in the US, and Richard Hamilton and Peter Blake in the UK, but one of its lesser-known stars was a nun called Corita Kent. During the …

Art

War and pleas: propaganda posters from 20th century Australia – in pictures

Posters played a crucial role in the wars of the 20th century, firing up patriotic sentiment and sending out calls to arms. The exhibition Propaganda draws on the Australian War Memorial’s extensive collection, showing how illustration and graphic design were used to speak directly to people during …

Posters

Soviet film posters of the 50s and 60s – in pictures

After the break-up of the USSR in 1991, many artefacts associated with Soviet life – from posters to gadgets – were discarded, destined to be forgotten. Founded in 2012, the Moscow Design Museum collects objects from the era, which form the basis of a new book, Designed in the USSR: 1950-1989 …

Film Posters

Sixties Scoop survivors share stories with provincial gov’t in advance of expected apology

• EFN Staff | April 20, 2018<p>Members of the Saskatchewan government met with the Sixties Scoop Indigenous Survivors Sask (SSISS) earlier this week.<p>In …

Canada

Want a Simple Technique to Really Strengthen Your Compositions? Use Leading Lines

You might have heard people talk about using leading lines to really improve your composition, but how exactly do you use them, and how do you find …

Landscape Photography

Iroquois Nations hold summit to talk about who, and who shouldn’t belong

<i>Tom Fennario</i> <i><br>APTN News</i><br>A number of Iroquois Nations are holding a summit in Akwesasne to discuss who should and should not be considered part of the …

Canada

Marcia Hafif, Painter of Sensual Conceptual Monochromes, Dies at 89

During the 1970s, she argued against the idea that painting was dead. Read MoreThe post Marcia Hafif, Painter of Sensual Conceptual Monochromes, Dies …

Art

Lichtenstein's Nude with Blue Hair tops $2.4 million sale of Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples

<b>DALLAS, TX</b><b>.-</b> Nude with Blue Hair — a monumental work combining the talent of artist Roy Lichtenstein and the printmaking expertise of John Hutcheson …

Art

‘Come with us’: Mi’kmaw community blesses land for new cultural hub

Mi’kmaw culture and tradition flooded a vacant lot with a renewed sense of energy, as dozens of people gathered to witness the blessing of the land …

Canada

‘I wanted to go throw up:’ MPs slam bishops’ continued refusal to ask Pope to apologize for residential schools

The continued refusal by Canadian bishops to ask Pope Francis to issue a formal apology for the abuses suffered by thousands of Indigenous Canadians …

Canada

Conservative MP opposes motion calling for papal apology on residential schools

A lone Conservative MP's voice of dissent scuttled the quick adoption of a motion in the House of Commons Wednesday calling on Pope Francis to …

Canada

Mike Smyth: Not all First Nations oppose Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

On Thursday, a group of First Nations chiefs will gather in Kamloops to talk about the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.But they won’t be discussing …

Canada

First Nations leader says Catholic bishops misused his words in letter about papal apology

A prominent First Nations leader says an organization representing Canadian Catholic bishops misused his words in a mass email to parliamentarians …

Canada

Number of Indigenous provincial judges in province triples with recent appointments

• Chelsea Laskowski | April 16, 2018<p>Saskatchewan is tripling its number of self-identified Metis and First Nations judges. Natasha Crooks and Mary …

Canada

‘We have rights as a nation that have not been met or honored by this government’: First Nation leader on pipeline consultation | Watch News Videos Online

April 16 2018 3:07pm<p>01:59<p>Squamish Nation official Khelsilem speaks at a press conference Monday about the Trudeau government’s “deeply flawed …

Canada

Native American Tribe on U.S.-Mexico Border Blocks Trump's National Guard Troops From Its Lands

There’s at least 75 miles of the U.S.‐Mexico border where National Guard troops can’t go, no matter what President Donald Trump says.<p>The Tohono …

Immigration

10 extraordinary examples of typography poster designs

Typography can make or break a poster. No matter how perfect the imagery, if the type isn't conveyed in the right way, the design has failed – which …

Graphic Design

OPINION: BC is standing up for all of us

Monday, April 16th, 2018 11:20am<p>It appears that Alberta is being totally self-centered and irresponsible. —Robert Hall<p>Dear Editor:<p>If the Kinder …

Tar Sands

Screenprint – Art Term | Tate

The non-printing areas on the fabric are blocked out by a stencil. This can be created by painting on glue or lacquer, by applying adhesive film or …

Art

8 Print Artists That Will Inspire You to Try Silk Screen Printing at Home

Today, we have many perks to life thanks to technology. What was once a far more arduous process, is simplified with the right mechanisms. One of these labor-inducing tasks of the past is the act of creating copies or prints of art. The hardest part of creating copies of a print today is pushing a …

Art

Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris

Léonard Foujita was the toast of the art world but vanished from view in the 1930s. A new show returns him to the public gaze<p>Fifty years ago, while French youth were simmering with anger and dreaming big, one of the greatest artists of Montparnasse discreetly passed away. The painter, who died as a …

Art

ART SEEN: Artists create mobile galleries in response to skyrocketing real estate

<b>Saturday, April 14 update: Kent Lins and Sally Buck are on the move again with their shows in vangalleries.com To see their work, go to 420 Robson @</b> …

Real Estate

The powerful political graphics sparking change

How the new graphic iconography of memes, placards and posters is changing the way we communicate and protest<p>When the now iconic ‘Hope’ Obama poster by Shepard Fairey went viral, it kick-started a new phase in the visual language of politics. So how are graphics influencing the way we think and …

Graphic Design

How pop culture stereotypes shaped Métis artist's self-identity

Growing up, Kim Stewart knew she had some Indigenous background, but she had little sense of what that meant.<p>So, she and her brother pieced together …

Grizzly Bears

Sixties Scoop survivors calling for renegotiation of settlement agreement

She was five years old when she realized she and her brother were different.Running around in the store, she called out to her mom that she wanted a …

Residential School