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Andrew Salgado’s latest paintings of romance, humour and warmth offer a welcome escape

September 29th, 2020|

In his latest series, Strange Weather, Andrew Salgado leads us through the chapters of a "magic-realist novel", giving us a peek inside his world of "allusions and appropriations" along with nods to art history and a host of subtle literary references. A self-proclaimed 'maximalist' as well as an avid reader, the Canadian-British artist gives us a healthy dose of kitsch with orb-like oranges rolling from painting to painting. There are massive, low-hanging moons in almost [...]

Cinematic photographs of America’s rural Midwest at night look like stills from a sci-fi cult classic

September 29th, 2020|

Like something out of a cult sci-fi movie or thriller, these atmospheric photographs by Michael McCluskey are mainly captured "by the side of the road" in northern Michigan, during nighttime explorations of his home state. Often picking out architecture and infrastructure against an eery backdrop of fog or coloured lights, Michael's images evoke nostalgic memories of the 1980s and '90s, hinting at the mystery and intrigue we so enjoyed in those alien or horror-filled films [...]

Lachlan Goudie on escaping with art, his love of Scotland, and staying creative during a pandemic

September 29th, 2020|

Bringing fairy tales to life, Scottish artist and broadcaster, Lachlan Goudie, will unveil a new series of paintings at Edinburgh's The Scottish Gallery, inspired by places that may have recently felt far far away. As we "tumble through the looking glass" into a surreal world of lockdown and anxiety, Lachlan has escaped into the art of his imagination, inspired by the nightly ritual of reading stories to his young daughter and her determination to inhabit [...]

The Trump tax scandal is an indictment of the president — and the system

September 29th, 2020|Comments Off on The Trump tax scandal is an indictment of the president — and the system

President Donald Trump speaking during a press conference in the briefing room of the White House on September 27, moments after the blockbuster New York Times story on his tax returns broke. | Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Donald Trump’s tax scheme and the system that let [...]

Pennsylvania’s naked ballot problem, explained

September 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Pennsylvania’s naked ballot problem, explained

CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Imag Here’s how to get your vote to count. If you’re voting by mail in Pennsylvania this year, and you want your vote to actually count, you need to remember one crucial thing: the secrecy envelope. Once you fill out [...]

Coronavirus is in the air. Here’s how to get it out. 

September 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Coronavirus is in the air. Here’s how to get it out. 

Christina Animashaun/Vox How to make indoor air safer (but not necessarily safe) during the pandemic. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, can float in the air. In particular, it can linger in poorly ventilated indoor spaces, spreading farther than 6 feet from its source. These [...]

Joe Biden’s plan to beat the coronavirus

September 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Joe Biden’s plan to beat the coronavirus

Joe Biden’s plan to beat the Covid-19 pandemic is founded on a simple premise: leadership matters. | Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Donald Trump botched America’s Covid-19 response. Joe Biden thinks he has a plan to fix it. Joe Biden’s plan to beat [...]