FIVE NICE THINGS: #1. Canadians in MIAMI: Miami, during â€œart weekâ€ (December 7 – 10) can be almost unbearably overwhelming, with all the art fairs (11 this year!) not to mention the design district. Nonetheless, it offers an unbeatable opportunity for Canadian galleries to expose their artists to international collectors, media etc. Some of the galleries taking this opportunity are:
JAMES TURRELL spoke at a University of Toronto Architecture, Landscape and Design lecture last night. He began his talk by referring to the story of Platoâ€™s cave. Image: mlahanas.de Read more HERE
Montreal, 20 November 2006 â€” The contemporary art magazine PARACHUTE, founded in 1974, has taken the difficult decision to suspend its activities. Despite the success of its new format, introduced in 2000, and its international recognition, funding levels no longer make it possible to ensure a reasonable level of quality and stability.
VoCA is often asked who our favorite artists are. An impossible task, but weâ€™ve decided to finally made a list of only a few of them. These ten have remained in our mind over the years. They also perfectly exemplify VoCA’s belief – that all great art is about fundamental, human concerns: 1. Louise Bourgeois Read more HERE 2. John
Some of VoCAâ€™s favorite Canadian artists are from Quebec: NICOLAS BAIER Read more HERE
Whatâ€™s worth seeing? TAAFI, as itâ€™s called, takes place at the Drake and Gladstone Hotels. Despite having been in the past a somewhat ad hoc affair, this is where youâ€™ll find young, gritty art. We recommend:
Let VoCA break it down for you: Now in its 7th year, TIAF has taken a while to get going â€“ and although it still has a way to go, itâ€™s a good way to get a sense of whatâ€™s happening in Canadian art, with a dash of international.
The $50,000 awarded to a Canadian artist under 40 years old who has had a show in a public or commerical art gallery within 18 months of being nominated. The award was announced last night (Tuesday) at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Unfortunately, the exhibition will not travel this year, but the good news is that the event will
Who is Joseph Wagenbach?