CURRENT ISSUE | SUMMER 2015
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Reviews

Everybody reads a given exhibition differently, and half the enjoyment in art comes from exploring those different points of view. Here, Canada's leading and emerging art writers respond to must-discuss exhibitions taking place across the country and overseas.

Rodin Revisited at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts provides an interior look into the studio of Modernism’s sculptural bellwether, Auguste Rodin. Rosie Prata reviews.

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Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery: Revealing by Concealing

At Daniel Faria Gallery in Toronto, the elusive Iris Häussler’s new wax work offers meditation on states of being, becoming and disappearing. Richard Rhodes reviews.

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“Playlist” Review: Online but Unavailable at Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran

“Playlist” at Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran in Montreal offers a notably, thought not unexpectedly, indifferent group exhibition. Nancy Webb reviews.

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Wendy Coburn at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

“Wendy Coburn: Anatomy of a Protest” was an in-depth examination of footage from the 2011 SlutWalk in Toronto. Daniel Joyce reviews.

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Stanley Kubrick at TIFF Bell Lightbox

At the TIFF Bell Lightbox, an exhibition on Stanley Kubrick failed to offer any revealing perspective on the filmmaker, either professionally or personally.

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Shary Boyle and Emily Vey Duke at Oakville Galleries

At Oakville Galleries, Shary Boyle and Emily Vey Duke created an eerie and mesmerizing accumulation of colourful drawings and text-based works.

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Gina Rorai at Corkin Gallery

Gina Rorai’s solo exhibition at Corkin Gallery in Toronto displayed a deeply felt attention to mortality. E.C. Woodley reviews.

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“senselikeblueplace” at Trianon Gallery

A focus on attention, memorializing and forgetting within “senselikeblueplace” at Trianon Gallery reveals the complexity of memory. Anne Dymond reviews.

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Anthony Burnham at Galerie René Blouin

Anthony Burnham’s recent solo exhibition at Galerie René Blouin used layers and folds to move beyond illusionistic space. Iliana Antonova reviews.

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Bill Burns at the Dunlop Art Gallery

At the Dunlop Art Gallery, Jennifer Matotek and Stuart Reid successfully reframe Bill Burns’s work into a gesture of longing. Alison Cooley reviews.

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Eli Bornowksy at the Burnaby Art Gallery

At the Burnaby Art Gallery, Eli Bornowsky’s new work brings together different styles, offering a more difficult, but ultimately more rewarding, experience.

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Review: “Séance Fiction” at the Walter Phillips Gallery Unfurls Time

In “Séance Fiction” at the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff, artists act as mediums, incising the past and inserting speculated futures. Nancy Webb reviews.

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