Award-winning Canadian photographer Philip Jarmain will present American Beauty: The Opulent Pre-Depression Architecture of Detroit, June 1 to July 1, 2019.
Since 2010, Jarmain has been documenting the deteriorating beauty of Detroit’s early 20th century buildings, creating immense images of once-iconic theatres, churches, train stations and the like. In 2017, he was named one of the world’s top 200 photographers by the prestigious Lurzers Archive magazine, and photos from his Detroit series have been featured in Wired magazine, Casa Vogue and Communication Arts.
Wine & Words is the latest addition to Liquidity’s line up of
artistic experiences. In partnership with the Vancouver Writers Fest you will have the opportunity to spend time in an intimate winery setting with some of the world’s best literary talents.
Featuring Esi Edugyan who has twice won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novels Washington Black (2018) and Half Blood Blues (2011). Both novels were also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Steven Price is the author of three novels, Lampedusa (forthcoming August, 2019), By Gaslight (2016), longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and Into That Darkness (2011).
Contemporary figurative sculptor David Robinson has been a major player on the Canadian arts scene for more than 25 years and is perhaps best-known for public artworks at the Vancouver General Hospital, Rosewood Hotel Georgia, the Fort McMurray Airport and others. This summer, Liquidity Wines is thrilled to announce that David will showcase three pieces, including his monumental work, Equestrian, at the winery.
They will be on display until the end of the 2019 season.
Mixed media artist Lyle XOX will launch his first Canadian solo exhibition, Head of Design, Sept. 7 through Oct. 14 at Liquidity.
Using found objects, Lyle XOX creates “facial collages,” turning himself into a living sculpture. His self portraits have turned him into an Instagram sensation; Vogue magazine recently named him one of the top 100 people around the world who are pushing the boundaries of art, beauty and style. He has collaborated with brands such as Pepsi and Gucci, and his work has been featured in dozens of publications, including the New York Times and Vogue Italia. His first book will be released this year.