Kinngait Studios in Nunavut has been at the forefront of contemporary Inuit art for more than 60 years. We talked to William Huffman of the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative about what makes it so successful.
How do you preserve art made from rotting fruits and vegetables? Sjoukje van der Laan, AGO Assistant Conservator, Contemporary Art, and Interpretive Planner Nadia Abraham answered this question with Ron Benner’s installation Anthro-Apologies (And the trees grew inwards – for Manuel Scorza)(1979–80)in a recent Close Looking talk.
The next stop in our new Postcard series is Andy Warhol’s hometown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Kate Kelley of Silver Eye Center for Photography gives us the local lowdown on the city’s dynamic art scene.