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Canadian Art at Art Toronto 2019

Canadian Art joins Art Toronto as a lead partner with talks, tours and a special artist project
Ghazaleh Avarzamani's installation "In the Round" for Canadian Art booth at Art Toronto, 2019. Photo: Kyle Berger Ghazaleh Avarzamani's installation "In the Round" for Canadian Art booth at Art Toronto, 2019. Photo: Kyle Berger

Canadian Art is pleased to return as a lead partner for Art Toronto’s 25th anniversary as Canada’s largest international art fair. Join us on-site to see a special artist project created by Ghazaleh Avarzamani (including a limited-edition artist multiple when you sign up for a subscription); join one of our editors’ tours, daily at 2 p.m.; and attend our main-stage panel inspired by our Fall 2019 issue, Undoing Painting, on Saturday evening.

Panel: Undoing Painting

Saturday, October 27, 6 p.m.
Main Stage

Featuring Ghazaleh Avarzamani, Amanda Boulos and Lyse Lemieux

Inspired by the theme of Canadian Art‘s Fall 2019 issue, this panel explores the ways that histories and hierarchies can be reshaped through contemporary ideas of painting as a flexible, undefined medium. Toronto artist Ghazaleh Avarzamani’s interdisciplinary practice considers a range of spaces, structures and devices for interactivity, self-development and play. Toronto artist Amanda Boulos creates new narratives out of stories and symbols drawn from her family’s experiences of the 1948 war in Palestine and ensuing Lebanese Civil War. And Vancouver artist Lyse Lemieux explores the spaces between abstraction and representation, while maintaining an interest in figuration.

Editor’s Tours and Fair Highlights

Departing from Canadian Art’s booth daily at 2 p.m.

Join members of Canadian Art’s editorial team for short tours that highlight some of the best booths, interesting artists and unusual solo projects at the fair.

Artist Project

Visit Canadian Art’s booth during the fair for an opportunity to acquire an editioned artist multiple created by Ghazaleh Avarzamani A limited quantity will be available with the purchase of a subscription to the magazine. Avarzamani has also created a special installation for the booth, where you can stop by to chat about the new issue and learn about what’s upcoming.

Support for the Artist Project is generously provided by the Ontario Arts Council