Category: Painting

Coulombe: Symbolism of the unspoken

Quebec artist Sylvain Coulombe is on exhibit with The Symbolism of the Unspoken, his first solo show in Toronto. There’s a  strong sculptural element to his portraits, due to thick applications of paint, and deep scraping and carving of his wooden canvases. 

Chris Temple: Three Cities

Artist Chris Temple has three favorites: New York, Vienna and his native Toronto, all subjects for paintings at an exhibition held this month at Nicholas Metivier Gallery.  He focuses on the sharp angles that intersect with the “barriers and connectors” of an urban landscape – such as bridges […]