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Yorkminster Park Gallery, Toronto


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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 (events found - 9)
first day (see Sep 11 for reception)
Why Can't Minimal? Featured artists: Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins, John Baldessari, John Boyle-Singfield, John Marriott, John Wood & Paul Harrison, Jon Sasaki, Ken Nicol, Tammi Campbell, and Liza Eurich. Why Can't Minimalism? is an exhibition of contemporary minimalist work that uses humour, humanity, and absurdity to undermine expectations of solemnity and impenetrability in serious conceptual art ... more
Why Can't Minimal?
Featured artists: Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins, John Baldessari, John Boyle-Singfield, John Marriott, John Wood & Paul Harrison, Jon Sasaki, Ken Nicol, Tammi Campbell, and Liza Eurich.
Why Can't Minimalism? is an exhibition of contemporary minimalist work that uses humour, humanity, and absurdity to undermine expectations of solemnity and impenetrability in serious conceptual art. Support for this exhibition provided by the Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto.
Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (T.O. Downtown)
first day (see Sep 18 for Fall exhibitions opening reception)
AA Bronson: Life and Work. Featuring work by AA Bronson, prominent Canadian interdisciplinary artist and member of the collective General Idea, this exhibition centres on a series of life-size, diamond-dusted self-portraits of Bronson as artist-shaman alongside his other experiments with self-portraiture. Life and Work considers the revolutionary power of queer politics, self-representation, and magical healing. Support for this exhibition provided by the Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto ... more
AA Bronson: Life and Work. Featuring work by AA Bronson, prominent Canadian interdisciplinary artist and member of the collective General Idea, this exhibition centres on a series of life-size, diamond-dusted self-portraits of Bronson as artist-shaman alongside his other experiments with self-portraiture. Life and Work considers the revolutionary power of queer politics, self-representation, and magical healing. Support for this exhibition provided by the Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto.
University of Toronto Art Centre (T.O. Downtown)
first day (see Sep 18 for Fall exhibitions opening reception)
"We Are Continually Exposed to the Flashbulb of Death": The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg 1953-1996. Organized in collaboration with the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, this exhibition features over 150 photographs belonging to the remarkable Allen Ginsberg Archive recently donated to the University of Toronto. Rich and idiosyncratic, this collection of close to 8,000 prints documents Ginsberg's daily life, his creative community, and the Beat movement, one of the most influential periods in American cultural and literary history. This exhibition is made possible with the generous support of the Rossy Family Foundation ... more
"We Are Continually Exposed to the Flashbulb of Death": The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg 1953-1996. Organized in collaboration with the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, this exhibition features over 150 photographs belonging to the remarkable Allen Ginsberg Archive recently donated to the University of Toronto. Rich and idiosyncratic, this collection of close to 8,000 prints documents Ginsberg's daily life, his creative community, and the Beat movement, one of the most influential periods in American cultural and literary history. This exhibition is made possible with the generous support of the Rossy Family Foundation.
University of Toronto Art Centre (T.O. Downtown)
first day (see Sep 18 for Fall exhibitions opening reception)
Robert Giard: Towards the Particular. Curated by Scott Rayter. Disarming in their unadorned, straightforward style, the portraits featured in this exhibition are drawn from the acquisition of a multi-year gift of 53 works of the famed American photographer Robert Giard, who ambitiously set out to create a portrait archive celebrating American and Canadian gay and lesbian literary figures in the wake of the AIDS crisis. The Robert Giard photography collection is generously donated by Jonathan Silin ... more
Robert Giard: Towards the Particular. Curated by Scott Rayter. Disarming in their unadorned, straightforward style, the portraits featured in this exhibition are drawn from the acquisition of a multi-year gift of 53 works of the famed American photographer Robert Giard, who ambitiously set out to create a portrait archive celebrating American and Canadian gay and lesbian literary figures in the wake of the AIDS crisis. The Robert Giard photography collection is generously donated by Jonathan Silin.
University of Toronto Art Centre (T.O. Downtown)
special tour 1pm
Stroll(er) Tuesday. Vist the Gallery first Tuesdays – strollers, prams and childcare devices welcome! FREE tour of the exhibitions ... more
Stroll(er) Tuesday. Vist the Gallery first Tuesdays – strollers, prams and childcare devices welcome! FREE tour of the exhibitions.
Art Gallery of Mississauga (T.O. Environs)
first day, Helen Purvis Alcove Gallery
Sharonanne Baillie: The Sun Rises and Sets with Love and Hope ... more
Sharonanne Baillie: The Sun Rises and Sets with Love and Hope.
Beaux-Arts Galleries Brampton (T.O. Environs)
first day (see Sep 6 for opening reception; Sep 13 for closing reception), Main Gallery
Pond Lights – an exhibition of hand-made works of art and photographs by Susan McCrae ... more
Pond Lights – an exhibition of hand-made works of art and photographs by Susan McCrae.
Beaux-Arts Galleries Brampton (T.O. Environs)
first day, Main Gallery (40 Temperance Street, Bowmanville)
Monique Gaboury-Chapman ... more
Monique Gaboury-Chapman.
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington (T.O. Environs)
announcement
The Karsh Award. This exhibition features artwork by the recipient of the 2014 Karsh Award, which is presented every two years to an established local artist for outstanding work in a photo-based medium. This Award honours the artistic legacy of celebrated Ottawa photographers Yousuf and Malak Karsh. Yousuf Karsh documented history by photographing thousands of celebrated icons. His younger brother, Malak Karsh, focused on Canadian landscape and architecture, and is especially known for capturing Parliament Hill and its tulips. Announcement of recipient: Sep 2. Artist talk: Oct 5 ... more
The Karsh Award. This exhibition features artwork by the recipient of the 2014 Karsh Award, which is presented every two years to an established local artist for outstanding work in a photo-based medium. This Award honours the artistic legacy of celebrated Ottawa photographers Yousuf and Malak Karsh. Yousuf Karsh documented history by photographing thousands of celebrated icons. His younger brother, Malak Karsh, focused on Canadian landscape and architecture, and is especially known for capturing Parliament Hill and its tulips. Announcement of recipient: Sep 2. Artist talk: Oct 5.
Karsh-Masson Gallery (Ontario East)

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