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Art Films at the Reel Artists Film Festival!

As some of you probably know, I do the publicity for the Reel Artists Film Festival, which is put on each year in Toronto by the Canadian Art Foundation. Shooting the film Picture Start, showing artist Rodney Graham. Image: courtesy Helen Yagi. This year, four days of films on art and artists take place at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox, and
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TRIBUTE to Swiss Art Dealer Ernst Beyeler

Tomorrow, Sunday, February 28, in Toronto, the Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival will host the first tribute to the legendary Swiss art dealer and founder of Art Basel, Ernst Beyeler, who died Thursday at his home, aged 88. Ernst Beyeler in his gallery office, 22 May 1982. Image:

Reel Artists Film Fest: El Anatsui, Ernst Beyeler & Sam Keller, Alex Colville

In the midst of promoting the Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival, which opens this Wednesday night, Feb 24th with a big gala screening and then to the public from Friday Feb 26th to Sunday 28th in Toronto, there are three under-the-radar highlights that you should know about: A wallhanging by El Anatsui at the Venice Biennale. Image: 1.
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VoCA Loves….David Lynch

Did you know that filmmaker David Lynch – besides being supremely handsome, in a vintage kind of way – is an excellent artist and musician? His work is haunting and filmic with a vaguely Miguel Barcelo air to it, with a dash of Arte Povera…but that’s being unfair. He’s an original. David Lynch. Image: His exhibition last year at
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Films on Art and Artists: Herb and Dorothy, Keith Haring, Yves Klien, Alice Neel, Ellsworth Kelly and more!

A shameless plug – since I work for the Canadian Art Foundation – for our upcoming Reel Artists Film Festival in Toronto: Save the Date for the 6th Annual Reel Artists Film Festival! The 2009 Canadian Art REEL ARTISTS FILM FESTIVAL will take place in Toronto from February 26 – 1 March, 2009. This year’s festival will focus on EDUCATION,
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