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2 Exhibitions, 1 Festival: Vancouver, Quebec

Above and Below July 18 – 12 September, 2009 Foreman Art Gallery, Bishop’s University Sherbrooke, Quebec Penelope Stewart, Cloche, 2008. 12′ x 10′ double photograph ( on vinyl), in the woods. Image: penelopestewart.ca

VoCA Recommends…3 exhibitions: Vancouver, Edmonton, Oakville

1. NEXT: A Series of Artist Projects from the Pacific Rim Reece Terris: Ought Apartment Vancouver Art Gallery May 6 – September 20, 2009 Reece Terris, Concept drawing for Ought Apartment. Image: architecturewanted.blogspot.com Vancouver artist Reece Terris is building a 60-foot architectural installation straight up through the heart of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Ought Apartment is an “apartment tower” with
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VoCA Recommends…João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva at Mercer Union, Toronto

João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva: MAGNETIC RESONANCE ON ABISSOLOGIC EXPERIMENTS Mercer Union, Toronto March 06 – April 18, 2009 Get a preview of the artists who will represent Portugal at this year’s Venice Biennale. João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva, Colombo’s Column, 2006. 16-millimeter film, 3:02 min. Image: wattis.org This duo blends early silent cinema, archaeological dig, and late-60s
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VoCA Rumour…

VoCA is very sad about a rumour that we hope isn’t true. YDESSA HENDELES IS CLOSING HER ART FOUNDATION. One of Canada’s finest curators – if not the finest – has, apparently decided to focus her energies on curating in Europe, saying that it’s too expensive to maintain her eponymous foundation and to keep collecting. We can only hope that
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The Toronto International Art Fair

Le Kick, Yves Tessier, casein on wood, 3.5 x 5.5 inches, 2001-07. $800 at Projex-Mtl at TIAF. Have a quick read of my piece in today’s Globe and Mail on all the things to see, do and purchase at this year’s Art Toronto, which runs October 2 – 6, 2008: Click HERE for my article or click on the thumbnail
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VoCA Recommends…Jonathan Meese Performance in Toronto!

LIVE / Jonathan Meese Saturday, 4 October / 6 PM / $4 Members, $6 Non-Members The Power Plant The German artist Jonathan Meese. Image: cfa-berlin.com Controversial German artist Jonathan Meese, whose wild, unhinged installations and performances are sometimes described as “social exorcisms” comes to Toronto for his first Canadian exhibition and performance this weekend. DO NOT MISS THIS!!

Nuit Blanche Toronto: Critic’s Picks (Part Three) Including Yoko Ono, Michel de Broin, Ruark Lewis and more!

Nuit Blanche Toronto takes place this Saturday, October 4th from dusk ’til dawn. Since last year’s audience doubled to 800,000 VoCA has selected what we think will be the evening’s highlights. Click HERE for our critics picks of Zone A and HERE for Zone B. Zone C is down in Toronto’s Liberty Village this year, and is made up of
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VoCA Recommends…Toronto exhibitions

In addition to the Power Plant’s summer exhibition, Not Quite How I Remember It, featuring work by Gerald Byrne, Diane Borsato and Nestor Kruger, VoCA recommends Object Factory at the Gardiner Museum, which features ceramics by the likes of VoCA favorites Cindy Sherman and the late, great Ettore Sottsass (see previous post HERE.) Cindy Sherman, Madame de Pompadour (née Poisson)
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News: Nuit Blanche Toronto 2008!

Curators announced for Nuit Blanche 2008! And the curators are…Wayne Baerwaldt, Dave Dyment, Gordon Hatt and Haema Sivanesan.

VoCA September 8, 2006

View on Canadian Art — 1. LOVED — 2. LOATHED — 3. RECENTLY NOTICED — 4. 5 THINGS TORONTO — 5. 5 THINGS VANCOUVER — 6. 5 THINGS MONTREAL — 7. NUIT BLANCHE: TOP PICKS Welcome to View on Canadian Art! Have you bookmarked this page yet? Please do! Now officially in our second year, we have moved ourselves onto
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