Tag Archives: Canadian Art

Shelter vs Symbolism / The Tent Project at GPAG

John Notten’s The Tent Project succeeds in some ways, fails in others, but offers an interesting symbol that has an historical, and contemporary, power. Continue reading

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We can do better, or why you shouldn’t support Canadian Art Magazine’s pleas for your cash

Canadian Art Magazine is garbage, and shouldn’t get any money, from anyone, until they clean house and purge the ideologues and the ignorant. Continue reading

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More than surface: Just Resting Your Eyes at Rodman Hall

The first of a two part exhibition of the BFA graduates from the MIWSFPA at Brock University. I visited it repeatedly with several fellow artists / writers and those conversations became this response. Continue reading

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Peculiar Practices in Grimsby & Beyond

Tony Calzetta’s work at the GPAG is massive and stands somewhere between signage and symbol, between painting and postering. I visited the show with Geoff Farnsworth, and our conversations turned into this article. Continue reading

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Levine Flexhaug: “a man without land is nothing”

An exhibition that seems banal, boring and not at all appropriate when talking about culture. But after an amazing walk through and talk with Curator Marcie Bronson, the show took on a very different and very interesting flavour. Continue reading

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