The Medium and Her Message

Investigating attempts to communicate with the dead

Detail, north side of the gabled ceiling, Mogao Cave 249, Dunhuang. From  Dunhuang Research Institute of Cultural Relics ed., Zhongguo Shiku: Dunhuang Mogaoku, vol. 1 (Fig. 107, Wenwu Press, 1982)

East-West Art Feast

Collaboration between U of T, China will create new perspectives on art

Shape Shifter

Special techniques are needed to design clothes for wheelchair users. The ROM showcases them in a unique exhibition

Beyond the Group of Seven

Grad student Sara Angel has an ambitious idea to make Canadians more aware of our rich visual arts heritage

Fine Art in Fabric

Art history prof Alexandra Palmer goes BIG with a ROM textile exhibition

Tweet If You Love Monet

New technologies are taking art directly to the people, forcing galleries and museums to adapt

Image courtesy of Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Labour Days

Chinese propaganda posters from the 1960s celebrate work as an act of nation-building

Photo by Cindy Blazevic

The Statue and the Monk

Sarah Richardson gets an insider’s perspective on the rise of religious monuments in India

Shirley Wiitasalo’s Black Sun, Oil on canvas, 1994. Photo by Toni Hafkenscheid, courtesy of Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto

Premier Painter

Governor General’s Award-winner Shirley Wiitasalo says “I didn’t choose painting, it chose me”

The Dark Master

Caravaggio rebelled against dogma and received wisdom. Is that why we like him so much?

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