Arts

‘That’s it? It’s over? I was 30. What a brutal business’: pop stars on life after the spotlight moves on

In her classic memoir, Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys, Viv Albertine recounts not only the time she spent as a punk during the 1970s in her pioneering band the Slits, but also documents her life after the band had ended. This is unusual. Most music books …

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‘I Am Here’ blends professional art with the artifacts of ordinary lives in a big, bright multi-sensory feast

‘I Am Here’ blends professional art with the artifacts of ordinary lives in a big, bright multi-sensory feast

Perhaps it was the glorious warm weather or the acid neon pink on the walls. Or maybe the echoing sounds of Whitney Houston dancing with somebody, but the Art Gallery of Ontario’s new exhibition, “I Am Here: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces,” feels like a much needed ray of sunshine …

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