Review: Will Munro at AGYU.

January 18, 2012 § Leave a comment

History, Glamour, Magic is a retrospective of the work of Will Munro (1975-2010) at the Art Gallery of York University and is truly out, and truly proud of it. Munro was an active figure in the Toronto queer community. During his lifetime he Dj’ed at various venues including Lee’s and El Mocambo, promoted shows and events with his silkscreen posters, and experimented in the visual arts with neon lights, mirror printing and embroidery. Sadly, Munro passed away of brain cancer in May of 2010. This devastating reality in suspended however, while absorbing the true magic of his work.

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Gallery Openings for the Week of January 9-13.

January 9, 2012 § Leave a comment

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

The group show “The Art of Canadian Portraiture” will be at the John B. Aird Gallery from January 10 – February 3.

“History, Glamour, Magic,” a show of work by Will Munro will be on at the Art Gallery of York University. The show runs from January 11 – March 11.

Bogdan Luca has a new series of paintings depicting the spoils of war while Tibi Tibi Neuspiel and Geoffrey Pugen re-enact the famous battle for Wimbledon between John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg Neubacher Shor Contemporary from January 11 – February 4.

The Tie-break: Nuit Blanche film component from The Tie-break on Vimeo.

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