Posts Tagged 'art gallery'

Something for everyone at Art Toronto

Over the last weekend of October, while checking out the art scene in Toronto, we attended the 12th edition of Art Toronto. The art fair, is an excuse for galleries to flaunt their best new art, in a heady long

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Something for everyone at Art Toronto

Over the last weekend of October, while checking out the art scene in Toronto, we attended the 12th edition of Art Toronto. The art fair, is an excuse for galleries to flaunt their best new art, in a heady long

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Henry Ford’s Jungle City, Fordlandia

Scott Chandler’s photographic exhibition, Fordlandia at Galerie Les Territoires documents Henry Ford’s now-abandoned prefabricated industrial American town located in the depths of the Brazilian Amazon. In the late 1920′s Ford wanting his own supply of cheap rubber built a miniature

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Henry Ford’s Jungle City, Fordlandia

Scott Chandler’s photographic exhibition, Fordlandia at Galerie Les Territoires documents Henry Ford’s now-abandoned prefabricated industrial American town located in the depths of the Brazilian Amazon. In the late 1920′s Ford wanting his own supply of cheap rubber built a miniature

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Skullphone @ Subliminal Projects

The line to get into Subliminal Projects latest exhibition for one of the hottest street artists working today, Skullphone was pretty intense. The Los Angeles based street artist, Skullphone became a sensation in 2008, when he supposedly ‘hacked’ into Los Angeles’s

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Skullphone @ Subliminal Projects

The line to get into Subliminal Projects latest exhibition for one of the hottest street artists working today, Skullphone was pretty intense. The Los Angeles based street artist, Skullphone became a sensation in 2008, when he supposedly ‘hacked’ into Los Angeles’s

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Art Collecting: The MOCA’s First Thirty Years

I pity the permanent collection in the age of the blockbuster. While art museums are often rated by the quality of their permanent collections, too often it is the temporary exhibits that stir excitement and draw crowds. A work of art will that is barely noticed while on permanent display is suddenly lionized in a short-term exhibition. The MOCA’s First Thirty Years is a quest by museum curators to divert attention away from the blockbuster and instead direct the art lovers’ attention towards the collection and all of its treasures. The collection displayed here creates a visual timeline; a master narrative of art from 1945 – 2009, highlighting some of the most influential artists associated with contemporary art pra

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Art Collecting: The MOCA’s First Thirty Years

I pity the permanent collection in the age of the blockbuster. While art museums are often rated by the quality of their permanent collections, too often it is the temporary exhibits that stir excitement and draw crowds. A work of art will that is barely noticed while on permanent display is suddenly lionized in a short-term exhibition. The MOCA’s First Thirty Years is a quest by museum curators to divert attention away from the blockbuster and instead direct the art lovers’ attention towards the collection and all of its treasures. The collection displayed here creates a visual timeline; a master narrative of art from 1945 – 2009, highlighting some of the most influential artists associated with contemporary art pra

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Art is Life: Tim Hawkinson at Blum & Poe

I first saw a major Tim Hawkinson exhibition at the Whitney in 2005. The exhibition traced Hawkinson’s steady evolution in meticulously detailed drawings, minute constructions, inflated latex casts, and uncanny mechanical contraptions. Here, I discovered that Tim Hawkinson’s large-scale kinetic

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Art is Life: Tim Hawkinson at Blum & Poe

I first saw a major Tim Hawkinson exhibition at the Whitney in 2005. The exhibition traced Hawkinson’s steady evolution in meticulously detailed drawings, minute constructions, inflated latex casts, and uncanny mechanical contraptions. Here, I discovered that Tim Hawkinson’s large-scale kinetic

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A step in the right direction

I am transplant to Los Angeles from Vancouver.  This is why the photography exhibition Transplants, from 10 non-indigenous Angelenos at THIS Los Angeles gallery caught my attention. The photographers exhibited in Transplants are all young, award-winning artists with varying degrees of technical

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A step in the right direction

I am transplant to Los Angeles from Vancouver.  This is why the photography exhibition Transplants, from 10 non-indigenous Angelenos at THIS Los Angeles gallery caught my attention. The photographers exhibited in Transplants are all young, award-winning artists with varying degrees of technical

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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