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The New Art Gallery of Ontario: Part One

Sure, the newly renovated Art Gallery of Ontario is all about the architecture, expertly done by Frank Gehry in a way that makes up for the ROM debacle, but what about the art? As we wandered the lower floor galleries, we were continually surprised, mostly in a positive way. Lord Thomson’s donations have been given pride of place. His collection
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Canadian artists abroad: Michael Snow, David Altmejd, Mark Lewis et al

METAMORPHOSIS: A contemporary art exhibition Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey November 6, 2008 – 31 January, 2009 Isabelle Hayeur’s remarkable installation Tunnel Vision, 2007, Netwerk CCA (Aalst, Belgium). Image: isabelle-hayeur.com Isabelle Hayeur, Tunnel Vision, 2007, Netwerk CCA (Aalst, Belgium). Image: isabelle-hayeur.com One of VoCA’s favorite curators, Louise Déry, from Galerie de l’UQAM in Montreal takes seven artists (all VoCA favorites, as
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VoCA loves…Quebec (Part Two)

6. MASSIMO GUERRERA: DARBORAL 26 juin au 31 août, 2008 Quartier Ephemere/Fonderie Darling “Darboral s’articule autour de plates-formes artistiques et spirituelles, qui invitent le visiteur à prendre part à différents rituels. Partages de nourriture à l’occasion de repas et suçage de noyaux, ateliers de créativité lors de moulages corporels et adaptation de prothèses, prise de conscience des modes d’ouverture physique
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Loved and Loathed: Oakville Galleries, Jessica Bradley, Susan Hobbs, Thrush Holmes

LOVED: VoCA hasn’t seen anything really mind-blowing lately, but then we still haven’t been to see the David Altmejd show at Oakville Galleries. Until we manage to get there, we recommend checking it out. David Altmejd, The Academy (birds), 2005. Image: artnet.com We did really like Shary Boyle’s sculpture at Jessica Bradley Art & Projects in Toronto. Her figurines and
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