Rebecca Travis is a writer and curator based in Toronto.

Gigantomachy II (detail; 1966), Leon Golub. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

The epic battles of Leon Golub

Leon Golub’s paintings harness classical myth to criticise atrocities and abuses of power

1 Mar 2018
Freedom of Expression National Monument (1984), Laurie Hawkinson, Erika Rothenberg, and John Malpede. Battery Park City landfill.

The story of public art in New York City

From historic monuments to contemporary commissions, art is everywhere in the urban environment

20 Feb 2018

Florine Stettheimer’s dreamy Jazz Age scenes

The stylish New York salonnière makes her Canadian debut in this enjoyable survey of her paintings

1 Dec 2017

‘Now’s the Time’: Basquiat’s work at the Art Gallery of Ontario is still relevant

Few artists have garnered as much mystique in life and death as Jean Michel Basquiat

24 Mar 2015


Rebecca Morrill discusses her work at the Contemporary Art Society to expand and strengthen public art collections in the North East

23 Oct 2013