The development of modern art

Friday, March 7th, 2008

 La Mitrailleuse (1915) Christopher Nevinson, Futurist

When you compare 20th century art to nearly anything prior to that century, the most striking difference is the shift away from institutional formality in modern works.

In every major art form, from architecture and music to writing, the end of the 19th century saw this dramatic change, one often described as Modernism, but its roots are traceable to the century before, during the Enlightenment in France. (read more)

Vorticism in the 20th century

Friday, March 7th, 2008

One of the shortest, yet most influential, British art movements of the 20th century was Vorticism, first established by Wyndham Lewis.

First termed by Ezra Pound in 1913, like many Modern art movements it retreats from Classical notions of order and balance. (read more)

Maggie's Supper and Jazz Club is all the rage

Restaurant fuses fine cuisine, art and soft jazz

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Singing at Maggie's

A favourite in the Richmond Row area, Maggie’s Supper and Jazz Club will elevate your senses and tantalize your tastebuds.

Located across from the Grand Theatre, Maggie’s is one of the more decadent restaurants in London, delicately fusing live jazz, art and French cuisine with an international flair to create an intimate atmosphere. (read more)

A taste of what's to come

Friday, March 7th, 2008

APPETIZERS
Chicken and Chevre Salad
Crumbled goat cheese and wine poached chicken breast served on mixed greens with honey/tarragon vinaigrette.

Baked Brie and Assorted Crackers
Creamy Brie Cheese with your choice of fresh strawberry coulis and toasted almonds or Jazzabell Sauce. (read more)

Beyond the red doors of McIntosh Gallery

Friday, March 7th, 2008

McIntosh Gallery

We pass by the McIntosh Art Gallery frequently, but rarely take the time to step through its bright red doors. But as the second oldest university art gallery in Canada, built over 65 years ago, the gallery offers plenty to see. (read more)

Homeless and human: a photographic series

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Homeless

We see them sleeping on the sidewalks and begging for loose change on the street, but we rarely glance twice. Third-year media, information and technoculture student Zack Vitiello took it upon himself to capture the homeless in his photography series, “Homeless and Human. (read more)

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