Tag Archives: Up Close and In Motion

Laika: the more one comes to know men, the more one comes to admire the dog

Teach us to care and not to care (T.S. Eliot, Ash Wednesday) As 2018 comes to an end and I struggle to finish a few articles about exhibitions ongoing and opening, I did not intend to become distracted by Victor … Continue reading

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Up Close and In Motion: A year in review

An examination, looking backwards and forwards, of Up Close and In Motion; a year long exploration of the collection of Rodman Hall Art Centre. Continue reading

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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 : October Fragments

“..these fragments I have shored against my ruins” (Eliot) Its been suggested by Winnipeg artist / writer Cliff Eyland when we met in the gulag archipelago of Saskatoon, that I’m more like an American – specifically a New Yorker, Cliff … 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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