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VoCA Featured in ELLE Magazine!

I’m happy to report that VoCA is featured in this month’s issue of ELLE Canada. The article on art collecting, subtitled ‘How to turn your living room into un petit Louvre’, is by Katie Addleman. The March issue of ELLE Canada. Image: hotmags.net In the article, she says: “A better bet is to spend on the established by still young:
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News: Shary Boyle wins $25,000 Iskowitz Prize

So she didn’t win the Sobey Art Prize this year…but Shary Boyle has won the 2009 Iskowitz Prize from the Art Gallery of Ontario. Shary Boyle, Lovers, 2009. Image: canadianart.ca Awarded for her outstanding contribution to visual arts in Canada, the $25,000 Prize includes an exhibition of her work at the AGO in 2010. Visit Shary Boyle’s website HERE and
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VoCA Recommends…Shary Boyle and Shuvinai Ashoona, Toronto

Noise Ghost: Shary Boyle and Shuvinai Ashoona May 28 – August 23, 2009 Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto Shary Boyle, self portrait, 2006. Image: sharyboyle.com Toronto artist Shary Boyle, who is well known for her delicate figurines (often championed on VoCA) is paired with Cape Dorset artist Shuvinai Ashoona, who first came to our attention a
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Loved and Loathed: Oakville Galleries, Jessica Bradley, Susan Hobbs, Thrush Holmes

LOVED: VoCA hasn’t seen anything really mind-blowing lately, but then we still haven’t been to see the David Altmejd show at Oakville Galleries. Until we manage to get there, we recommend checking it out. David Altmejd, The Academy (birds), 2005. Image: artnet.com We did really like Shary Boyle’s sculpture at Jessica Bradley Art & Projects in Toronto. Her figurines and
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