The painter who exposes the dirty laundry of portraits – in photos | art and design

During the lockdown, New Hampshire-based artist Shawn Huckins began creating small abstract paintings based on the bold, checkered patterns in his wardrobe. Before long, he began juxtaposing piles of contemporary fabrics and 18th- and 19th-century portraits in his Dirty Laundry series. “We use matter to hide,” he says, “but also to express.” For each portrait, … Read more

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Kim Kardashian gets swept up after new Beyond Meat promo shows she doesn’t take real bites

Kim Kardashian has been mocked by her fans for not actually eating vegan food in a promotional video for Beyond Meat shared on her Instagram account earlier this week. On Tuesday, the 41-year-old reality TV siren shared a video on her Instagram page where she sampled some of the food with a male servant by … Read more

Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival kicks off summer in the city

False Creek will come alive again to the sound of drums encouraging teams of rowers to travel as fast as possible. That’s because the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival returns to False Creek this summer. The 2022 event features two days of free live music at Concord Pacific Place and Creekside Park on June 25 … Read more

Jann Arden in Toronto, ON – View Review

Jann ArdenMay 24, 2022Massey Hall, Toronto, ON Grand introductions to the newly revamped space of Massey Hall, featuring soaring vocals from Jann Ardenand dancing light plots provided by Christie Lites. The city of Toronto is home to some wonderful music venues, and Massey Hall is no exception. Three years in the making, 1933’s Massey Hall … Read more

Manchester United make contact with Manu Kone

Manchester United have reportedly made a bid to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Manu Kone. According to a report by L’Equipe, Manchester United are among the clubs interested in getting the services of Manu Kone. Borussia Monchengladbach’s midfield is facing an uncertain future at the Bundesliga club after a disappointing campaign, with Atletico Madrid and Juventus … Read more

Looking back at Leyton’s rural past in East London

Long ago, when powdered wigs and snuff were de rigeur among London’s high society, country retreats for the wealthy of London became increasingly popular. Leyton was one of Essex’s desirable rural idylls that caught the attention of merchants, bankers and professionals as a ‘beautiful rest home in London’. Large mansions were built on extensive grounds, … Read more