Bring on the Clowns

By Andrea Martell
A female clown stands on stage in a pretty white dress and a black hat. Her face is painted white and she wears a round red nose. She turns and sees a clown in a black leather jacket holding a knife.
She screams and rushes to the clown. She falls on the knife accidently and dies. read more

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Portraits stand test of time and presentation

By Spencer Ferron-Tripp
In the middle of a municipal election, posters abound and portraits sound the considered image of our politicians. Take a closer look, and recognize the art of portrait photography.

That’s the idea behind the Portraits of Our Past: A History of Photography in Ottawa collection at the Bytown Museum, an exhibit substantially dedicated to political portraits since Confederation. read more

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