Steve Martin is now officially a curator. When it was announced two years ago that the art loving comedian wanted to bring the works of Lawren Harris to an international audience, galleries climbed aboard. Called The Idea of the North, the retrospective on a powerhouse of the Canadian […]
Photographer Chino Otsuka inserts an image of herself as an adult into her childhood photographs, creating an instant biographical moment. “Being a tourist of your own history” is her starting point.
A major survey of paintings by legendary Mexican art couple Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is coming to Toronto this fall, with 75 key works including Kahlo’s Self Portrait with Monkeys. Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting includes 75 pieces, many from the Museo Dolores Olmedo in […]
Russian propaganda from the early 20th Century didn’t mince words, or images. The tightly orchestrated conversion of life used posters to hammer home the message of collectivism and pride in the new Russia. The Art Gallery of Ontario’s new exhibition – Constructing Utopia – blends with others being […]
The Corkin Gallery in Toronto is exhibiting a recent series by David Urban called Returner, 2011, a number of abstract oil paintings on canvas that vary in size and color. The exhibition, on this month, coincides with the Abstract Expressionism exhibit currently on view at the Art Gallery […]