SCOPE news

Teased and seduced

We’re always thrilled to pass along news about our contributors, but today’s post is special because it also concerns a specific contribution. British artist Kirsty O’Leary-Leeson, whose beautiful and enigmatic artwork ran in the most recent issue of SCOPE alongside “Pwomes”,

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The latest issue of SCOPE has arrived

SCOPE’s first issue of 2012 is now off our high-fidelity virtual presses. In it, you’ll find stimulating essays on the status of fun in our over-marketed society, on living in the shadow of the Haitian earthquake, on the grey zones

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Our grandchildren’s debt

Photographer and environmental activist J Henry Fair’s beautiful and unsettling work graced the pages of our Interloc conversation way back in SCOPE Issue 1 (go see), and so we’re happy to pass on the news that he was recently asked

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Ron Eady’s enigmatic encaustics: March 1 to 4

Encaustic artist (and SCOPE contributor) Ron Eady will be exhibiting in Toronto from Thursday to Sunday (March 1 to 4) as part of the 200-artist extravaganza that is The Artist Project, held in the Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place.

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Head study

We’re pleased to let you all know that SCOPE contributor Jason Thielke has released a gorgeous new print for sale. Jason’s striking work appeared on the cover of our inaugural issue, and accompanied Nicholas Stedman’s essay on non-humanoid robotics in

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Don’t let me down

Readers in Toronto should add to their Saturday peregrinations an afternoon visit to the Katzman Kamen Gallery (406 – 80 Spadina Avenue) to attend the 2-5pm opening of SCOPE contributor Crystal Liu’s exhibition of three new drawing suites, including the

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Will you be our plus one?

This summer a new social network was born. Such infants are typically suffocated in their cribs by the overwhelming competitive power of Facebook, but Google+ has survived several months already under the careful protection of its $40 billion mother, and

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Le Havre, Nov 2 to 30: Yong-Man Kwon

Readers in or about northern France (yes, Paris, you count too) in November should pay a visit to Le Havre in order to see Yong-Man Kwon’s exhibition at the Galerie d’Art Pascal. Kwon’s vibrant acrylic work appeared in SCOPE’s Summer

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NYC Sept 22: Steve Pyke’s Los Muertos

For readers in New York City, a terrific opportunity to see some riveting new work by photographer Steve Pyke, with the opening of his show Los Muertos at ARTJAIL (50 Eldridge Street, 6th Floor) tomorrow night, September 22, from 7

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SCOPE’s latest issue is out

As long-time SCOPE readers will know, we traditionally announce the arrival of a new issue with some helpful information about the season it belongs to (see “Our Spring issue is here!”, from May 12, 2011). This time — and only

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It even works on iPad

We’ve posted our Winter 2011 inaugural issue on MagCloud, which makes it available both for printing on demand and for downloading (for free) as a digital edition. Policy differences currently prevent paid magazines from appearing in MagCloud’s app on the

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SCOPE, now in individually-wrapped packaging

*At least once a week I like to spend a few hours reading through the many bags of mail we get here at the North Pole, and I’ve noticed that amid all of the letters of praise and encouragement and

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