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Herb and Dorothy’s Collection at the Albright Knox

You may remember, if you’re in Toronto, or Calgary, that the Canadian Art Foundation screened the excellent documentary, Herb and Dorothy, at last year’s Reel Artists Film Festival. Megumi Sasaki’s touching documentary, Herb and Dorothy. Image: now-movies.com The film tells the extraordinary story of Herbert Vogel, a postal clerk, and Dorothy Vogel, a librarian, who managed to build one of
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Review: Ryan McGinness at Artcore, Toronto

Here’s my piece on the New York artist Ryan McGinness, who showed his graphic paintings and incredible perspex sculptures – which, we think are a near-perfect marriage of dynamic form, colour and transparency delivered with frothy lightness – at Artcore in Toronto in October. It’s in the current issue of Azure magazine. Ryan McGinness, In-progress maquettes for sculptures, acrylic on
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