UNDERLYING DUALITIES BY BENNETT SLATER

by Ariadna Zierold

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Bennett Slater (previously featured here) is a Canadian illustrator, designer and graduate from the illustration program at the Sheridan Institute. Bennett’s work is drawn from the relationships the future shares with the past; the new from the old, life from death. Utilizing traditional oil methods on wood, his work plays with techniques borrowed from Flemish and Dutch master disciplines combined with bold, geometric forms linked to more contemporary futurism and deco sensibilities. This dichotomy of contrasting artistic disciplines and influences lends itself to the underlying dualities observed in his work.

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The Cost of Comfort Book by Ryan McLennan

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The inaugural art book of Richmond artist Ryan McLennan , The Cost of Comfort, is a loose-leaf art book featuring 20 prints. McLennan’s paintings explore the dualities of nature: its innocent and savage parts combine to create a world we, as humans, have become increasingly out of touch with.

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