Author Archives: Bart Gazzola

About Bart Gazzola

Bart Gazzola has published with Canadian Art, Galleries West, FUSE, Hamilton Arts & Letters, BlackFlash, ArtSeen, ti<, Long Exposure and Magenta. Past curatorial projects include REGION (Contemporary Saskatchewan Painting) and Personal Geographies (an overview of The Photographers Gallery collection). Gazzola was Editorial Chair of BlackFlash Magazine (3 years), and was the visual arts critic for Planet S Magazine. He held the latter role for more than a decade, publishing reviews about Saskatoon visual arts and the larger community twice monthly. He's a frequent contributor to The SoundSTC and is the facilitator of the 5 x 2 Image Makers Conversations, through Rodman Hall Art Centre.

Ephemeral Architecture: Natalie Hunter at RHAC

Natalie Hunter’s exhibition of new work at Rodman Hall Art Centre is both ephemeral and architectural, shifting on what time of day you visit the space. Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

It is funny, as one of the things I’ve learned so far in 2019 is that when I think I don’t have time to finish something, as I’ve been juggling a few different things, and preparing for a writer’s residency, … Continue reading

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Us and Everything: Carl Beam

Carl Beam: Us and Everything is a selection of works by one of the most significant Indigenous artists of the later 20th century, on display at the Performing Arts Centre through the work of St. Catharines Culture and Justus Duntsch. Continue reading

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All the world’s a stage: de Montmollin’s Dreams, Delusions, and Other Traffic Circles

Gabrielle de Montmollin’s artwork is both absurd and alluring, and her series Dreams, Delusions and Other Traffic Circles is an example of her extensive and engaging lens based work. Continue reading

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Sound your barbaric yawp: Heather Hart’s Northern Oracle

She’s convinced of her own legitimacy, her right to pronounce: I and my kind are here on sufferance. (Atwood) Heather Hart began her artist talk, on the evening that Northern Oracle opened at RHAC, with a game of “telephone.” It … Continue reading

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