Archive for the DHC Art Foundation Tag

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Loved: Thomas Demand at DHC Art Foundation, Montreal

The DHC Art Foundation in Montreal is small, and wonderful. The exhibitions  that I’ve seen there have been beautifully installed and it’s a lovely experience to see so few works at a time, curated as they are across four intimate floors and into a nearby space.  Thomas Demand is well known in Europe as the photographer who meticulously recreates images
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This Fall: DHC/ART, Hal Foster, the Ten Commandments

This fall in Montreal and Toronto sees a new exhibition at DHC/ART in Montreal, the legendary art critic Hal Foster at OCAD in Toronto, and the Ten Commandments at the ROM in Toronto. Ten Commandments: A Fragment Saturday, October 10 to Sunday, October 18, 2009 The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto A fragment of the Ten Commandments. Image: cogwriter.com As part
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Report from Montreal

VoCA went to Montreal and by far the best thing we saw was Michal Rovner’s wonderful installation Particles of Reality, her first solo exhibition in Canada, at DHC Art Foundation. The exhibition, which opened in May and runs through September 27, begins with the same video works projected onto Petri dishes that the artist showed at the 2005 Venice biennale’s
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3 Exhibitions: Christian Marclay at DHC/ART, Montreal; Michel Goulet and James Carl in Toronto

1. Christian Marclay: REPLAY DHC/ART Foundation, Montreal November 30, 2008 – March 29, 2009 Christian Marclay, David Bowie, 1991. Image: waninator.blogspot.com This exhibition features the North American premiere of Christian Marclay’s REPLAY. Originally curated by Emma Lavigne at the Cité de la musique in Paris, REPLAY gathers Marclay’s video work, which has emerged as a dominant strand of his art
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3 Exhibitions: Harun Farocki in Kingston, Feminist Ephemera in Vancouver, 100 Years of Film in Windsor, Ontario

1. HARUN FAROCKI: one image doesn’t take the place of the previous one 1 November 2008 to 1 February 2009 Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston Ontario Some of you may have seen Farocki’s excellent film installation at last year’s Documenta in Kassel, Germany. Or perhaps when it was shown as part of Re-Enactments at Montreal’s DHC/ART Foundation. Harun Farocki Deep
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VoCA Suggests…3 exhibitions: Feminist art in Vancouver, Christian Marclay in Montreal, Scott Lyall in Toronto

VoCA gives you the heads up on three major exhibitions coming to Canada this fall… 1. WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution Vancouver Art Gallery October 4, 2008 – January 11, 2009 The exhibition catalogue cover. Image: moca.org VoCA loves ‘feminist’ (female, women’s) art. This comprehensive exhibition is not to be missed! You’ll see work by VoCA favorites Chantal Akerman,
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VoCA loves…Quebec (Part One)

The Quebec art scene is ON FIRE. La Belle Province is home to the country’s most exciting artists, many of which are included in the excellent Quebec Triennale at the MAC in Montreal. Montreal also hosted the recent IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art) congress in May, which brought international curatorial eyes to the city thanks to Chantal
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Is Quebec the new Vancouver?

Between Quebec City and Montreal, La Belle Province’s cozy little art scene is where it’s happening. Here’s only a partial glimpse of what’s on: COLLECTIVE: BGL – They’re about to launch a project on the lower Don river in Toronto for No. 9 (Stay tuned for VoCA’s report early next week) Click HERE for their website. The installation of BGL’s
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VoCA recommends…2 in Montreal, one in Toronto

1. London Art Scene talk in Montreal Iwan Wirth and Detmar Blow discussing not only the London art market but the need to raise the intellectual discourse of the London art scene. Image: blowdelabarra.com Iwona Blazwick, Director of London’s Whitechapel Gallery, will give a talk at Societe des Arts Technologiques in Montreal on Saturday, November 24th at 3 pm. The
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