Writer Noah Richler provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of art restorer Laszlo Cser in this feature from our summer print issue. Working to diagnose and repair vulnerable works of art, Cser’s studio is home to an accomplished craftsman with an unusual Old World air.
The palazzos of Venice may be sinking, but its architecture biennale is still tops for spotting what’s next in the built environment. Noah Richler reports from the event, including a special video tour of Canadian architect Philip Beesley’s Hylozoic Ground.
Toronto’s history does not reveal itself willingly. The city’s steep ravines, carved over millennia by coursing water, fall away suddenly below street level and so escape the notice of the untutored eye.
Shape-shifter, Canadian Art, Winter 2008, pp. 88-89