Tag Archives: Emma German

Twins, doppelgängers and fetchs

I am a fan of the uncanny, the “odd” artwork, in collections and in exhibitions. Perhaps this is a side effect of my work in various art gallery vaults and archives. When you’re intimately familiar with mandates and directives, bloodlessly … Continue reading

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Dennis Tourbin: layering time, place and space

Some thoughts on Dennis Tourbin’s La ville dort in the latest instalment of Up Close and In Motion, at Rodman Hall Art Centre. Continue reading

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Writers’ Blocks: Sheldon Rooney’s visual library

Niagara based artist Sheldon Rooney’s work in Up Close and In Motion at Rodman Hall is a visual library executed in woodcuts. I offer a more literary response than usual, to this citation of significant authors. Continue reading

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Goodbye Rubberhead / Geography, Memory and Canadiana at Rodman Hall

In this version of Up Close and In Motion at Rodman Hall, Assistant Curator Emma German shares a work by a Canadian Art icon – John Boyle – of another Canadian Icon, Stompin’ Tom Connors. I offer some ideas of history and Canadiana, and how we came to be where we are now. Continue reading

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The Lure of the Local

With this iteration of Up Close and In Motion, Assistant Curator Emma German brings a regional focus to the Rodman Hall Collection exhibition, centred around Ernest Harris, Jr.’s commissioned work. I offer some responses and thoughts on this variation of the year long project. Continue reading

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