Joanne Tod’s portraits of Canadian soldiers killed in combat

Natalie Armstrong reports at Reuters UK that “Joanne Tod is sickened every time she hears about the death of another Canadian soldier in Afghanistan, even though she plans to paint the portrait of each and every one. It’s a work, she says, that will remain unfinished until either the war is over or Canada pulls … read more… “Joanne Tod’s portraits of Canadian soldiers killed in combat”

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Preserving the Berlin Wall puts murals at risk

Adam Williams at Reuters: “Politicians and artists urged Berlin’s authorities on Monday to let them rebuild the longest surviving section of the Berlin Wall before it decays beyond recognition as a reminder of the city’s grim history. In the spring of 1990, when most of the city was itching to tear down its most hated … read more… “Preserving the Berlin Wall puts murals at risk”

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