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

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