Niall McClelland

Our interview with the Toronto-based artist on the process and progress of his photocopy tapestries

Niall McClelland‘s art may be rooted in the subcultures of graffiti and punk rock, but its roughness has been refined through a well executed artistic process. His highly sought after “Tapestry” series includes large-scale works which are made by folding and wearing down large sheets of paper covered in photocopy toner. Toying with balance between control and chance, McClelland also makes vivid prints by allowing …

Highlights from the Fountain Art Fair

Four standout unorthodox artists

Known for its avant-garde, outsider artwork and selection of smaller independent galleries, the Fountain Art Fair can easily be likened to the rebellious kid sibling amongst the Armory Show’s satellite art fairs. Despite being in a new location this year—the 69th Regiment Armory building (renowned for housing the original 1913 Armory show)—Fountain’s 60-plus galleries and exhibitors reliably showcased the same punkish, boundary-pushing attitude that has …