• PRIVATE EYE Richard Storms investigates the vocabulary of paint By IHOR HOLUBIZKY Richard Storms’ work over the past few years is characterized by a constant development of a painterly vocabulary and his periodic resolution of a pictorial...
  • Co-curators Lynda Hall and Deborah Margo selected three projects form a national call for proposals. Their choices reflect the continual questioning and evolution of artist-run centres, and the definition and function of an exhibition...
  • Gabriel’s interest in early American Industrial buildings stems in part from the influence these structures had on the Modernist Esthetics used in European architecture. Monumental silos, grain elevators, and factories stand in ruin. For...
  • Marguerite is an exhibition that is a story of history and memory, landscape, struggle, and permission, denial and imagination. Where there is promise, there is strength. The exhibition is also and again the artist’s own story. I am...
  • The works of Peter Gnass are large assertive sculptural installations which evoke at first a feeling of mystery. This mystery is the invisible thread connecting the individual objects and various works, and it is that other dimension...
  • Mary Balomenos is an anglophone, second-generation Greek Canadian who has spent the last ten years developing her painting in Paris, France. This complex cultural situation manifests itself not only physically in her crowded studio filled...
  • Attention Painting that uses only a few colours, simple forms, repetitive structures, uncomplicated premises –painting such as Adrian Gollner’s work –is painting of reduced means. With a decrease in variety of visual information, the...
  • agency noun. 1. Active operation; action; power. 2. A mode of action; means; instrumentality; action personified. Imagine the free agency of a contemporary painter in Canada. Ensconced in his studio, John Armstrong speculates on modern...
  • The necessity of work In the autumn of 1990 in a group show at Gallery 101, Germaine Koh exhibited some compelling abstract paintings from a series called ESTABLISHING. Concerned with investigating the relation of the processes of drawing...
  • Reginald Hamilton’s painting faces into the past, engaging with history, art history, and memory. Equally assertively it indexes present experience as painting of modern life. As paradoxical as this may seem, it is because of this...
  • PAINTINGS: DIMITAR NESHEV AND SVETOSLAV TZEKOV Painting is political The communist-direct art education which Dimitar Neshev and Svetoslav (Jack) Tzekov received in Bulgaria taught them that painting is always political. Neshev and Tzekov...
  • "My father immigrated to Canada from Glasgow, Scotland. He was fifteen years old when they settled in northern Alberta in a place called Clandonald. One of my earliest memories was of him coming home with an armful of birch saplings. They...
  • SPIRITED is an exhibition in which women continue their struggle to represent themselves. Traditionally excluded form the official histories of art and only recently considered worth half the time of museum and gallery exhibition...
  • KAREN HOEBERG: FOR THE REST FOR THE... "In the summer of my seventh year, a crow with a broken wing came to me. His wing healed. And yet he would not leave me... ...leaves began to fall.. I tried to make him go. He bit my toe. I knew...
  • Montreal artist Lorraine Simms will exhibit recent oil paintings as and works on paper depicting artificial hearts and other medical protheses-devices intended for implanting into the human body- in an investigation into the notion of the...
  • JAYCE SALLOUM: STUPID PLEASURES The artifacts and residue within each photograph/object are seen as a "site" in the formation of a cultural understanding/misunderstanding. Various areas of research and production located here focus on...
  • BUREAUCRACY Immony Men and René Price • Curator Leanne L’Hirondelle Panel Discussion: Immony Men, René Price and authors Dick Bourgeois-Doyle, Christian McPherson Immony Men and René Price are two artists who are interested in the...
  • Between Emptiness and Form: The Imaging Spaces of Yam Lau Images of the real, produced at the speed of light, are made to play with their own reality as images. -Trinh T. Minh-Ha, The Digital Film Event As the quintessential raw...
  • CÉSAR DAMIÀN: MIGRATION/MEMORY, TRANSITORY NATURE OF EXISTENCE “The investigation of a specific site is a matter of extracting concepts out of existing sense-data through direct perceptions…One does not impose, but rather expose the...

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