Archive for the queen street west Tag


The Archive of Modern Conflict: CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto

This year’s CONTACT photography festival kicked off with a bang at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) in Toronto. I was pleasantly surprised by this year’s show, Collected Shadows: Archive of Modern Conflict (AMC). An arrangement of images on the deep purple wall at MOCCA: Image: VoCA I had never heard of the AMC, even though it is Toronto
Read more…


Grow Op: Meditations on Landscape at the Gladstone Hotel, Part One

I stopped by the Gladstone Hotel‘s latest design exhibition last night. Curated by landscape architect Victoria Taylor, it’s the inaugural year of Grow Op, a landscape-based exhibition of experimental works that seek to ‘uncover new ways of expression and meaning through projects that represent a wide range of approaches from the prosaic to the poetic, the elemental to the ephemeral.’
Read more…

VoCA September 15, 2006

View on Canadian Art 1. SPOTLIGHT: THE GARDINER MUSEUM 2. TORONTO THIS WEEKEND: The Queen West Art Crawl TOP PICKS 3. TORONTO FREE GALLERY: Last night 1. THE GARDINER MUSEUM: Check out the excellent exhibition by French Canadian sculptor Jean-Pierre Larocque, whose large horses and heads are swathed in layer upon layer of ceramic bandages. The large, gaunt, staring heads
Read more…