Topic: Glamor

Nika Fontaine

Berlin-based Canadian artist Nika Fontaine’s prolific artistic production encompasses painting, video, photography, performance and music. It focuses on art itself, the cosmic, death, love, otherness and spirituality. Fontaine is quoted as “playing with the physical musicality of matter and psychological properties of abstract entities;” aiming “to create artistic psychotropics that lead to transcendence and happiness.” The […]

Götter Glamor – Nika Fontaine

Nika Fontaine’s glitter paintings on view at the Götter Glamor exhibition at SomoS Berlin titillatingly contrast lyrical spirituality with glamor and kitsch. The works by the young Berlin-based Canadian artist are presented in a coherent installation consisting of glitter canvasses and objects which emphasize Fine Art Painting’s roots in cult, myth and religion. It synthesizes […]