Category Archives: Art & Design

Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library @mountroyal4u @MRULibrary

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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Star Wars and other cosplayers in Calgary for the annual  POW! Parade of Wonders @calgaryexpo

POW! Parade of Wonders The Calgary Expo got wired up today with its fifth annual appearance of a host of cosplayers, showing off their brand new costumes and love for pop culture. As parts in the POW! Parade of Wonders, … Continue reading

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Aboriginal #streetart by HeavyShield at Mount Royal University @mountroyal4u

Aboriginal Street Art I met the Aboriginal artist, Ryan Jason Allen Willert HeavyShield a  few weeks ago on Main Street, just across from the Tim Hortons coffee shop.  He was painting his way around the telephone box pinned to the wall. … Continue reading

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Composite images of the Spirit of Detroit

Marshall Fredericks One of the most prolific sculptors of the twentieth century, Marshall Fredericks (1908-1998), is recognized for his large-scale figures, public monuments and fountains in more than 150 locations in the USA and other countries including Denmark, England, Finland, Japan, Norway … Continue reading

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Meet Stan Lee at Calgaryexpo: Marvel stories and comicbooks

Matinee at the Corrall Stan Lee has been coming to Cowtown for years to be part of the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo), an annual celebration of comicbook, film and video game characters and productions.  Maybe, just maybe, … Continue reading

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Meet Soul Eater @Calgaryexpo #CalgaryExpo #YYC #CosplayersofCalgary

  Cosplayers at Calgary Expo The variety of Cosplayers that come out for the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo) is colossal! Comic book heroes like DC Comics superhero Batman and Marvel’s  X-Men are commonly encountered. Whole families get into … Continue reading

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In the style of Martín Chambi: images inspired by a pioneering Peruvian photographer

  Social documentary photography The Peruvian photographer Martín Chambi (1891-1973) was a pioneer of social documentary photography and what we would now call street photography.  He began his career around 1908, working as an assistant in the Arequipa studio of … Continue reading

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