Softly lit walls and echoes of medieval chamber music provide the backdrop for a history-buff’s dream-come-true in the Montreal Museum of Fine Art (MMFA)’s current exhibition, Resplendent Illuminations. The show, which runs until Jan. 6, exhibits the work of centuries-old craftsmen in a sizable collection of books of hours.
The selfless selfie: “Hypotheses” conference discusses narcissism and post-internet art
Since the boom of social media, selfies have gained widespread popularity. It is an art form that is rarely given credibility, often being touted as evidence of the milennial’s supposed narcissism. Last week, Hypotheses, an arts symposium, hosted a conferenced called “Posting The Self(i.e.): Performing Bodies and Post-Internet Art” at[Read More…]
The Recovery of Antiquity
In line with the upcoming major exhibition Pompeii, the Musée des Beaux-Arts (MBAM) offers art and history lovers The Recovery of Antiquity. This discovery exhibition is situated in a secluded area on the lower level of the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, and is composed of a selection of paintings and drawings[Read More…]