Category: Articles

More On Mainstream Modernist Painting and The New New

There are already a distinguished group of art professionals who agree that the New New are a distinct and exciting, new movement. The dealer, André Emmerich, the collector Lewis Cabot, and the art historian, William Agee, are three examples. Others include the American critics Donald Kuspit, David Carrier, Arelene Raven; the Canadian critics Ken Carpenter,… Read more »

Events manager plans to follow his taste for art

Events manager plans to follow his taste for art

EDMONTON – After almost a decade of chocolate-covered strawberries, spanakopita, butter chicken and spring rolls, Giuseppe Albi is leaving the world of food to focus on art. Albi, 65, will retire at the end of August as general manager of Events Edmonton, which produces A Taste of Edmonton as well as the new Metropolis International… Read more »

Taste of Edmonton near flawless

By Graham Hicks ,Edmonton Sun FIRST POSTED: WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012 12:00 AM MDT | UPDATED: TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012 09:21 AM MDT It usually takes a while to get things perfect. But did you have to wait until the very end, Giuseppe Albi? Giuseppe is the long-time producer of A Taste of Edmonton. The… Read more »

Edmonton Urban Design Awards 2011 Winners


Award of Merit Metropolis: Edmonton International Winter Festival Project Owner: Events Edmonton; Giuseppe Albi Designer: Giuseppe Albi Artists: Giuseppe Albi and Tyler Tue Project Description: Since the introduction of Muk Luk Mardi Gras in 1967, there had been a desire to stage a festival during the colder months of the Edmonton Capital Region. Events Edmonton… Read more »

New paint helped artist rediscover joy of canvas

Painter Giuseppe Albi has always loved to experiment with materials and play with artistic practices as he creates his large-scale abstract works. Last fall, when Jim Hayes, technical director at Golden Artist Colours, dropped off 13 litres of a new paint just out of the laboratory to sample, the Edmonton artist was in painter-nerd seventh… Read more »

Celebration of Italian-Canadian life unveiled

Column tells a story for future generations about the pioneers who brought a slice of Italy to Alberta EDMONTON – Carlo Amodio spent many sleepless nights during the last two years as he co-ordinated the building of a monument to honour the work and lives of Italian immigrants in Alberta in the last 100 years…. Read more »