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Art Books: A Collector’s Bookshelf Part Four

VoCA contributor and artist book collector Bill Clarke is back with a third installment from his collection, this time of books that take the form of exhibition catalogues. Check out parts one and two HERE and HERE, and part three, below. “Recent Snow”: Michael Snow That/Cela/Dat, 2000. Image: canadianart.ca

Michael Snow Steals the Show: Power Plant, Toronto

Nothing to Declare: Current Sculpture from Canada PLUS Recent Snow: Projected Works by Michael Snow 11 December, 2009 – 7 March, 2010 The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto Michael Snow, still from SSHTOORRTY, 2005. Image: Arttorrents.com We went to the Power Plant’s opening last night of two exhibitions. The first, a fairly simple display of new sculpture, gave us
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A Performance, A Screening & 2 Talks

TORONTO 2 of 2 Gallery Jeremy Bailey: Machine Ego Saturday, March 14, 6-7 pm Jeremy Bailey, still from VideoPaint 3.0. Image: http.uk.net For his first solo show at 2 of 2 Gallery, Jeremy presents some of his most recent works including Video Terraform Dance Party, VideoPaint 3.0 and SOS, alongside new works. In these new videos Bailey continues his research
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Art Books: A Collector’s Bookshelf Part One

A few weeks ago, we recommended artist books as a more affordable (and under appreciated) alternative for art collectors. Imagine our surprise to discover that art collector and friend of VoCA Bill Clarke was also a collector of art books. Here, he gives us a tour of his bookshelves: Robert Indiana: Trilove (1969). All images: courtesy Bill Clarke 1. TRILOVE
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Canadian Artists Abroad: Michael Snow

VoCA contributor Jenny McVean reports from London on Michael Snow’s exhibition at the British Film Institute: Legendary Canadian artist Michael Snow has worked in various media since the 1950s such as music, sound installations, sculpture, photo-works, holography and painting, but it is his film works that are highlighted in this exhibition at the BFI Southbank Gallery in London. Michael Snow,
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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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