Home Body: UofT Students at VMAC.

June 6, 2012 § Leave a comment

Nikki White

A group of students from the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College are currently showing their work at the VMAC Gallery. Nikki White, Melina Sevilla, Lesley Savoie, Lauren Smart, Alexandre Lemort and Sera Bannon are all showing works that examine place, identuty, empathy and other issues.

The exhibit is called Home Body and runs until June 23. The VMAC Gallery is located at 401 Richmond St.

For more from Nikki White, be sure to read a.centric’s profile of her.

Gallery Openings for the Week of March 12.

March 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

Arnaud Maggs at Susan Hobbs

Here is a list of some of the new shows on display in Toronto this week.

A Space Gallery is currently hosting the works of video artistDipna Horra and painter Mary Kainer. From March 8-31

Bezpala Brown Gallery is showing the paintings of Rubens Korubin until March 22.

Birch Libralato has two shows running. One by multimedia artist Sylvie Bélanger and the other by Richard Storms. Both shows run until April 14. « Read the rest of this entry »

Gallery Openings for the Week of February 20.

February 20, 2012 § Leave a comment

"Relief" (Michael de Broin)

Here is a list of some of the new shows on display in Toronto this week.

ARTiculations Painting is holding a show called “Everything Is Fine Here,” featuring the works of Jocelyn Williams and Takashi Hilferink, The show runs from February 17-March 30 at the Earl Selkirk Gallery.

The Butcher Gallery will be hosting The Bulletproof Weave: The Retrospective, from February 17-March 4.

Diaz Contemporary is showing the drawings, sculptures and videos of Paulette Phillips, which examine the nature of lying and its representation. Also on display are new Letraset pieces by Kelly Mark. Both shows run from February 16-March 17. « Read the rest of this entry »

Gallery Openings for the Week of February 13.

February 13, 2012 § Leave a comment

Michael Dudek at Pari Nadimi

Here is a list of some of the new shows on display in Toronto this week.

Katie Pretti has a show of her new gestural abstract works on display while Bobby Mathieson paints 60s rock concerts at Neubacher Shor Contemporary. Until March 3.

“Unfamiliar Territories,” a group show featuring Sally Ayre, Jim Hake, Osheen Harruthoonyan and Joan Kaufman dealing with ambiguous narratives, is on at the Lonsdale Gallery until March 25. « Read the rest of this entry »

Matthew Purvis at EEL Gallery.

January 30, 2012 § Leave a comment

“The Hysterical Male” is the first solo exhibition by Matthew Purvis. Featuring photographs and sculptural pieces, the works explore issues of masculinity and but also seek to re-evaluate some of the aesthetic prejudices of modern art. Composed of fourteen distinct stations and more than forty elements, these aspects interact and play off each other in conflicting ways. Couched in styles that bridge classicism with folk art, the show smudges the distinctions between images and objects using the naked male body as a starting point.

“The Hysterical Male” runs at the EEL Gallery, locate at 1 Spadina Crescent from February 1-17. Opening reception will be on February 1 from 5-7 PM. « Read the rest of this entry »

“Photography Collected Us”: The Malcolmson Collection at UTAC.

January 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

Embracing both pictures and documents, the photographic collection of Harry and Ann Malcolmson traverses the 19th and 20th centuries with remarkable inclusiveness. This exhibition, curated by Heather Diack, features 200 works and charts some of the major changes to have overtaken the medium. It includes pieces by Henry Fox Talbot, Eugene Atget, Robert Frank, Ian Wallace, Bill Brandt, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, André Kertész, Man Ray, Aleksandr Rodchenko, and John Vanderpant.

The show runs at the University of Toronto Art Centre from January 24 – March 10.

The opening will be on Thursday, January 26 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Gallery Openings for the Week of January 23-27.

January 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

Here is a list of some of the new shows on display in Toronto this week.

Video artists Christine Negus‘ “you can’t spell slaughter without laughter” details the small traumas of life at Gallery TPW from January 19 – February 18.

bloodbath from Christine Negus on Vimeo.

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28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month at Justina M. Barnicke.

January 18, 2012 § Leave a comment

In conjunction with Georgia Scherman Projects, UofT’s Justina M. Barnicke Gallery is showing 28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month. The dual exhibitions are curated by Pamela Edmonds and Sally Frater.

From the press release:

28 Days brings together the diverse work of Canadian artists with that of their international contemporaries in the United States and the United Kingdom to explore the staging of Black History Month. Featuring works in print, video, photography, painting, drawing, and sculptural installation, the exhibition examines the confluence of history and memory and its relationship to contemporary art and representational space. « Read the rest of this entry »

Gallery Openings for the Week of January 16 – 20.

January 16, 2012 § Leave a comment

Seripop (Blackwood)

Here is a list of some of the new shows on display in Toronto this week.

If you are in Mississauga, check out “Landscapes events reproducted” by Seripop (Chloe Lum & Yannick Desranleau) at the Blackwood Gallery. The show, curated by Christof Migone, runs from January 18 – March 4.

“Winter Group Exhibition,” featuring more than a dozen artists, will be at Lausberg Contemporary from January 14 – March 20.

“After the End,” an exhibition of emerging artists, will be running at O’Born Contemporary from January 14 – January 28. « Read the rest of this entry »

Vertical Fictions at UTAC.

January 9, 2012 § Leave a comment

The University of Toronto Art Centre will be hosting the group show “Vertical Fictions.” The works in the exhibition were produced in Hong Kong from June – July 2011 and explore the multi-faceted and dynamic urban patterns of Hong Kong through drawing, sculpture, video and photography.

Artists in the show include Minhee Bae, Kevin Chai Kei Yan, Paul Tsang Tak-Shen, Lawrence Chow. Nikki Gelmanovski, Han Yating, Michael Huang, Hanieh Khosroshahi, Lily Kuo Chih Shan, Kimberly Kwan, Robin Li Ruo Bing, Oli Li Xiangkun, Nicholas Liang Jianhong, Alan Peng, Betsy Wang Bingye, Wang Yi Xi, Kevin Yu, Zhang Ling Yu. « Read the rest of this entry »

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