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David Hoffos Speaks!

I spoke with Lethbridge artist David Hoffos a few days ago on the eve of his excellent, magical exhibition Scenes from a House Dream, a long term, five-phase series of illusionary installation works that premiered in 2008 in Lethbridge, Alberta at The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, before going to the National Gallery in Ottawa (where I saw it.) The show
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VoCA Recommends: David Hoffos at the National Gallery of Canada

David Hoffos: Scenes from the House Dream National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa 6 November 2009 – 14 February 2010 David Hoffos, Scenes from the House Dream: Barnett Newman, 2004 Detail of diorama. Image: canadianart.ca “I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” — Gaston Bachelard (The Poetics of
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2008 – The year in Canadian Art

1. Prime Minister Stephen Harper ignores the arts. Consequently, art becomes a political issue across the country as Quebec gives Harper the hairy eyeball. 2. The new AGO opens – Frank Gehry’s renovation of Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario is deemed an unqualified success, perhaps partly due to the budgetary constraints he was under. It’s simple in material, but opulent
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VoCA Recommends…David Hoffos at SAAG, Paul Butler and Suzanne Swannie

1. David Hoffos: Scenes From the House Dream October 04 – 30 November, 2008 The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge David Hoffos, Scenes from a House Dream. Image: saag.ca This exhibition, curated by Shirley Madill presents one of VoCA’s favorite Canadian artists, David Hoffos’ master work, Scenes from the House Dream. The House Dream project has formed the nexus of
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