Jean-François Lavoie

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The Mystical, Evocative Art of Stephen Hickman

Want to wander through a city made of gold? Practice archery in a sub-tropical garden? Explore an eldritch city deep under the Atlantic ocean? Well, …

6 Paintings to Die for at the ADAA’s 2016 Edition of The Art Show

In the spirit of not wanting to pit Modern against Contemporary, or group show against solo show, the Observer has decided to select the six …

Art

Mysteriously Surreal Paintings of Faceless Women Overpowered by Nature and Wildlife

Amy Judd's mysterious paintings epitomize the enchanting aspects of femininity. She creates images rich with a soft sensitivity, and though each piece is able to stand alone–in terms of quality and uniqueness–all effortlessly inspire a similar sense of wonder. Drawing inspiration from the …

Loving Vincent Van Gogh in animated paintings

Loving Vincent, a full feature painted animation film exploring the life and death of Dutch post impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh, is nearing …

Amazingly Bright and Colorful Oil-Painted Landscapes

194 Shares<p>Comments<p>Leonid Afremov is a talented and experienced artist born in Belarus. He is a modern impressionistic painter who uses palette knives …

NeoWave Posters Resurrect Psychedelic Space Art

Put on a Pink Floyd album and check out James White's retrofuturist posters.<p>All images courtesy the artist<p>When not designing for some of the biggest companies in the world, from MTV and Universal to Google, Nike, and Toyota, Canadian artist James White explores his own graphic interests. His latest …

Alignement de 5 planètes à observer jusqu’au 20 février

Avis à tous les curieux : les cinq planètes les plus brillantes sont visibles ensemble en fin de nuit durant un mois, entre le 20 janvier et le 20 …

Les débuts douteux d'Alan Rickman

L'acteur regretté a fait ses armes dans une sitcom British des années 80 baptisée Shelley. Il y est méconnaissable.<p>Les plus jeunes le connaissaient …

Basia Bulat

La chanteuse Basia Bulat, née en 1984 à London, dans l’Ontario (Canada), grandit à Toronto avant de revenir dans sa région natale et d’y enregistrer …

Le Bon Gros Géant : très belle première affiche pour le prochain Steven Spielberg

Une petite fille, un pied de géant... Il suffit de peu parfois.<p>Encore très actif à 69 ans, Steven Spielberg enchaîne film sur film. Après <i>Le Pont des</i> …

Accueil

Critique de Chorus de François Delisle :: Chorus

Chorus<p><b>Chorus</b><br>Canada, 2015<br>De François Delisle<br>Scénario : François Delisle<br>Avec : Fanny Mallette<br>Durée : 1h37<br>Sortie : 20/01/2016<p>Le jour où leur fils a …

Haydn, Tchaikovsky, Mozart

Jac Van Steen, Conductor<br>Jessica Burroughs, Cello<p>Banish the January-blues with a delightful afternoon filled with some of the finest classical music …

LAST CHANCE: Get your free download of Beethoven's 7th Symphony

Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela are offering Classic FM listeners their brilliant recording of Beethoven's 7th …

Los Angeles

Diderot String Quartet’s odd rendition of Schubert’s ‘Winterreise’

By Joan Reinthaler<p>It seemed like an odd programming decision to start with.<p>The young Diderot String Quartet, newly in residence at Washington National Cathedral, was devoting the second of its three-concert series there this season to Harold Birston’s transcription from piano and voice of …

ELO’s Jeff Lynne: My Life in 15 Songs

Electric Light Orchestra, “Showdown” (1973)<p>In the late 1960s, I was in a group called the Idle Race and this guy called Roy Wood that was in the …

Phish's History As A Wedding Band

Advertisement<p>Flashback<p>Phish’s History As A Wedding Band<p>8:53 am PST<p>Photo Tweeted by Stephen Reynolds<p>Advertisement<p>Phish receives so many requests to …

Festivals

Is This The New Radiohead Album Artwork?

The wheels are definitely turning in camp Radiohead. After a string of little hints that the Oxford five-piece were gearing up to conquer 2016, …

David Bowie: "Heroes" Album Review

<i>[Ed. Note: In light of David Bowie's passing, Pitchfork commissioned reviews of several of his classic albums.]</i><p>Even before David Bowie stepped foot in Berlin's grandiose Meistersaal concert hall, the room had soaked up its fair share of history. Since its opening in 1912, the wood-lined space had …

Woody Guthrie Wrote Angry Songs About Donald Trump's Dad

For two years, folk icon Woody Guthrie was a tenant in one of the Brooklyn apartment buildings managed by Fred Trump, father of current Republican …

Bowie's album cover designer tells of the 'finality' of his Blackstar cover

Jonathan Barnbook says the cover referred to the idea of mortality and that the singer always wanted design to provoke discussion<p>The designer of David Bowie’s Blackstar album cover has explained the reasoning behind its stark appearance. “This was a man who was facing his own mortality,” Jonathan …

David Bowie: The Picasso of pop

<b>If David Bowie could be summed up in one word, it would be "curious". He was not an academic but he had the inquisitive mind of an intellectual. The world to him was a mutable place full of exciting new ideas begging to be explored.</b><p>He was - in that regard at least - the Picasso of pop: an …

This Fantastic Video Looks At Van Gogh's Work Ethic For A Lesson In Struggling To Succeed

Adam Westbrook has been putting together some really interesting video essays on the artist world, and for his latest video, he’s put together a …

Surreal Wood Sculptures by John Morris

Surreal wood sculptures by artist John Morris that spring from exhaustive sketching and illustration while drawing on intensive research. His …

The Sad Story of Vincent van Gogh’s Success

Not every mom puts her kids’ drawings on the refrigerator. Some mothers are critical, even cruel. And to be fair, some drawings are just not that …

Nature Gets Surreal in Ellen Jewett’s Fantastic Sculptures

Wire octopi, seaweed turtles, and more come alive in the work of the self-taught sculptor.<p>At a shallow glance, nature might not seem so surreal. But a deep dive into the natural world, void of all human technology and earth-moving, reveals an incredibly intricate, dreamlike, and almost alien world. …

Van Gogh exhibition in Chicago to feature all three 'bedroom' paintings

A Chicago exhibition next month will mark the first time in North America that three versions of a famous Vincent Van Gogh painting will be shown together.<p>"Van Gogh's Bedrooms" opens Feb. 14 at the Art Institute. It is dedicated to Van Gogh's painting of his bedroom in Arles in the south of France. …