Montreal-based textile artist Jannick Deslauriers builds elaborate and often life-size pieces of machinery by sewing together yards of silk, aluminum mesh, and tulle. Each fabric she uses is transparent, which speaks to the hidden politics lurking behind commonly used objects and goods. One of her latest works, Sentence, souffle et linceul, is a full-scale replica of a demolished car.
The Hungarian-American photographer and Olympic fencer Nickolas Muray took this photograph of Frida Kahlo in traditional Mexican dress and cigarette in hand on a rooftop in Greenwich Village, New York, in March 1939. The pair were at the end of a secret love affair that had begun in Mexico eight years earlier. Read more
From Claude Monet’s radiant water lilies to Paul Cézanne’s rendering of the verdant French countryside to the rosy pigments of Auguste Renoir, more than 65 masterpieces on loan from
Paris’s Musée d’Orsay celebrate the 19th century’s most important art movement.