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Graffiti art vs. public art

The line between graffiti and public art can be blurry, but its status in Kingston’s art world has become a question not of value, but of regulation.Continue...

The reality of a student hyperrealist

Whether it’s her striking illustration of Advil pills using charcoal on sketch paper or the graceful portrait of a ballerina using mixed media, Kelly Baskin’s work seduces the eye.Continue...

Ru mirrors Canadian values

I didn’t quite understand what it meant to embody the title “Canadian novel” before I read Ru, a poetic and poignant account of the refugee experience.Continue...

Sharing secrets with strangers

What comes to mind when you think of something that you’ll never do again? Is it a particularly horrid date? Did it involve a bottle of strawberry vodka? Was it trying to walk across the lake to Wolfe Island in the middle of a winter night?Continue...

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