CURRENT ISSUE | FALL 2017: THE IDEA OF HISTORY
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Articles by Gabrielle Moser

There are 37 articles by Gabrielle Moser

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This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: What “Showroom” Gets Wrong about Toronto’s Art Scene

“Showroom”—framed as a survey of Toronto artists—is a monocultural show that fails to account for the city’s diversity, writes Gabrielle Moser.

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Abbas Akhavan: Every Artwork Is a Trap

“Every artwork is a trap, because it is supposed to be a window to something else, or a closure to an idea: it’s a conceptual trap,” says Abbas Akhavan.

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Play on Words: “Stopping the Sun in its Course” Review

“Stopping the Sun in its Course” brings together Canadian artists in Los Angeles, continuing the West Coast interest in wordplay. Gabrielle Moser reviews.

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Fiona Annis Intertwines Photography and Death

Fiona Annis transforms traces of dying stars into an immersive installation at Toronto’s Gallery 44 that ruminates on loss.

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Synaesthetics: Aleesa Cohene Fuses the Senses

Aleesa Cohene creates synesthetic experiences that turn appropriations of film and TV clips into transfixing installations, writes Gabrielle Moser.

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Together Alone: The Yokohama Triennale’s Everyday Oblivions

Across from the Yokohama Museum of Art is a picture-perfect neighbourhood where no one lives. Filled with stuccoed two-storey houses, faux Italian villas and sprawling bungalows, the block occupies…

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Kitty Scott’s Contemporary Re-Hang Elevates the AGO

“What happens here has to start with Toronto,” Kitty Scott says as she walks me through the recently reinstalled contemporary floors of the Art Gallery of Ontario. It’s a quiet morning in early

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Art Spin: Critical Mass in the Making

Recently I found myself in an unusual position as an art critic: having to elbow my way through more than 300 other art-goers, many carrying bike helmets and panniers, to try to get a glimpse of…

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Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins

In Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins’s recent exhibition at Georgia Scherman Projects, two oversized pairs of googly eyes mounted high on the gallery walls tracked the viewer’s every movement….

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Lenscraft: Jessica Eaton Asks Us to Think About What We See

It’s a hot late-summer afternoon in Montreal the first time I meet Jessica Eaton, and the artist is taking a brief but well-deserved break. She and her assistant have spent the day cleaning and…

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