• Walter Scott, Roxane Gay, and Wendy

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      Wendy is the brainchild of artist Walter Scott. She’s young, blonde, fresh out of art school and lives in an unnamed city that is a lot like Montreal. She works in a coffee shop (sort of) and spends her nights at indie music shows, getting high, and obsessing
  • DAVID SPRIGGS – A Tale of Two Exhibits

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    Old work. New light. Why you need to see David Spriggs’ early works at NSC ASAP.   You might be wondering why Neubacher Shor Contemporary is showing a quartet of works by David Spriggs that date back nearly 10 years. “The Nature of Power,” Spriggs’ current solo at the
  • Top 5 First-see Shows of 2015

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    2014 is so last year! To help you start off on the right foot in 2015, we’re looking ahead to what the coming month has to offer in terms of exhibitions. Here’s a list of 5 quality year-starting shows and events that open as early as next week! Mark your

Two Guys, One Painting

Not since Beast Jesus and the bathtub paintings of former present George W. Bush have I been so utterly enthralled by an otherwise unremarkable art object. My latest obsession is a borderline kitsch desert landscape that may

Walter Scott, Roxane Gay, and Wendy

  Wendy is the brainchild of artist Walter Scott. She’s young, blonde, fresh out of art school and lives in an unnamed city that is a lot like Montreal. She works in a coffee shop (sort of)

DAVID SPRIGGS – A Tale of Two Exhibits

Old work. New light. Why you need to see David Spriggs’ early works at NSC ASAP.   You might be wondering why Neubacher Shor Contemporary is showing a quartet of works by David Spriggs that date back

Top 5 First-see Shows of 2015

2014 is so last year! To help you start off on the right foot in 2015, we’re looking ahead to what the coming month has to offer in terms of exhibitions. Here’s a list of 5 quality

NYC CONNECTION with Jessica Thalmann

Our favourite JT is back with the fourth instalment of NYC CONNECTION. Read on as she gives a play-by-play of the wins (and losses) at the Asia Society’s Nam June Paik retrospective, ‘Becoming Robot.’     As a concise

NYC CONNECTION with Jessica Thalmann

For the third installment of NYC CONNECTION, Jessica Thalmann tours “Here and Elsewhere,” the New Museum’s survey exhibition of contemporary Arab art.     The curators of the New Museum’s sprawling show (intricately pieced together on all five floors) entitled

THE A-LIST FOR NUIT B

By: Stephanie Anne D’Amico Last night, Nuit Blanche curators Dominique Fontaine, Magda Gonzalez-Mora, Denise Markonish, and Heather Pesanti took part in a moderated discussion led by Power Plant director, Gaëtane Verna. When asked to talk about just 3 projects in

BOOK REVIEW: A Ticket to Colville

The inside scoop on the sexy new monograph that accompanies the major exhibition! By: Stephanie Anne D’Amico     To complement the major retrospective of Alex Colville’s work, Goose Lane Editions has collaborated with the Art Gallery

ZEESY POWERS: A SEVERE ORACLE

The stage is set for Powers to wow at the 2014 SummerWorks Festival. We caught up with the creative polymath and her crew of dancers to watch a rehearsal for the hotly anticipated performance “Common Fate.”  By: Stephanie

BITCHIN’ PICKS: July 1 – 8, 2014

Brand new, ongoing, and soon-to-close exhibits worth dragging your butt out for.  1) KOFFLER CENTRE OF THE ARTS : 180 Shaw St. http://kofflerarts.org/ Penelope Stewart – Vanitas  June 26- August 31 The scoop: This site-specific project built by Stewart