Candid Portraiture

What makes a good portrait? “Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion. It is not he who is revealed by the painter; it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself.” – Oscar Wilde (The Picture of Dorian Gray) What makes a good portrait … Continue reading Candid Portraiture

Spotlight on : Alain Lacaze

“Born on November 17 th 1939, Alain Lacaze did his studies at the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris and exhibits permantly in France (Paris), U.S.A. (San Diego and New York) and Japan (Osaka). Settled in Québec since 1980, he owns a studi-gallery on 129-131 Saint-Paul street. The work of Alain Lacaze is that of suggestion with everything mesuread and chosen: light, transparency and equilibrium. His … Continue reading Spotlight on : Alain Lacaze

A Thousand Mile Walk

Some humans are just really inspiring! Here’s one : Tom Goodwin. A walker, a writer and… a waker. I’ve known him for two years now, and I can confidently say he is one of the most inspiring soul I’ve ever met. Not about the fact that he is particularly successful, or famous… But just because he is. He moves… He lives. You might see him … Continue reading A Thousand Mile Walk

Collective Space

La Pépinière Did you know about La Pépinière – Espaces Collectifs? “Born of a citizen initiative in 2014, the organization is now a leader in the placemaking movement in Quebec with more than 30 projects under its belt. La Pépinière uses its expertise to implement programs that support the creation of collective spaces and expand the number of actors able to carry these projects. La … Continue reading Collective Space

Spotlight on : Mono Sourcil

“Mono Sourcil defines herself as a muralist but she is also known to do wheatpastes and hand-drawn stickers. Her centre of gravity appears to be in Hochelaga; her creations are mostly found in the Eastern and central areas of the city. For more information on the artist and for many more photos than what I have featured here, check out her personal, Instagram and Facebook pages.” – wall2wall © photo … Continue reading Spotlight on : Mono Sourcil

Sharing Intimacy

One of our dearest value is freedom of speech : a speech without censorship. More often than not, provocative words and images get hidden, censored, or worst; banned. Censorship is a real issue nowadays. Too many artists I’ve met are claiming they would be its first victim if they had never learn to build their inner strenght, and combativity. But for most of us, it … Continue reading Sharing Intimacy

Get Curated

Did you know that creators from all around the world can get curated for our monthly public magazine? If you are : a writer; a photographer; a painter; a graff artist; a model; a creative mind ready to share your work with the world… We are looking for you! share the #3l_artmag on IG! © photo | Yohann Libot © design | Laurence BL Continue reading Get Curated

Spotlight on : The Artful Vandal

Did you ever came across this image around a corner? A depraved mouse, flashing her boobs, fighting for freedom? I did! And oh boy… What a blessing. If you don’t know who this is, let me introduce you to Miss Me art : Dubbed by Vice as Montreal’s Premier Art Vandal, MissMe has been busy wheatpasting, preaching, and taking no prisoners. Her explosive style draws … Continue reading Spotlight on : The Artful Vandal