Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of nine contemporary artworks and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. This week, we feature Josh Keyes, Magdalena Abakanowicz, John Richter, Etam, Eva Funderburgh, Don Yeomans, Chiharu Shiota, Carlos Delgado and a video from Google Arts & Culture – Kids Explain Art to Experts.
June 21st is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Established in 1996, it is a day for all Canadians to celebrate the cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and their contributions to Canada.
Happy Father’s Day all you dads out there! In honour of this special day, DAF presents a selection of well known portraits of artist’s fathers. Throughout history, artists have painted their fathers for numerous reasons; “as a tribute, to capture a memorable face, to work through conflicting emotions, as a family legacy, or the simple availability of a model.”