Art

Michael Snow Sets New Sights, 2012

Michael Snow Sets New Sights At the AGO Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto July 18 to December 9, 2012. by Sarah Milroy At 82, Toronto artist Michael Snow has savoured his share of honours, from his 1995 election to the France’s Chevalier de l’ordre… Read More

Artists In Exile: Vincent van Gogh in Saint-Rémy

Artists In Exile: Vincent van Gogh in Saint-Rémy Sam Kemp @SamWKemp In our Artists In Exile series, we have tended to focus on individuals who have, for whatever reason, been forced to leave their homeland. Here we have something quite different: an artist… Read More

Color Match Game A Game of Aesthetic Strategy

A Game of Aesthetic Strategy: The very first Color Match Game was played in December 1987. Since then it has continued to evolve over the decades – becoming competitive in 1999, and made available as a limited art multiple in 2020. The colours themselves, having employed standardized… Read More

Luigi Russolo’s Cacophonous Futures

Luigi Russolo’s Cacophonous Futures  By Peter Tracy What does the future sound like? In the early 20th century, one answer rang out from Luigi Russolo’s intonarumori — lever-operated machines designed to pop, sough, shriek, and shock. Peter Tracy explores the ambitions behind Italian Futurism’s experiments with noise… Read More

BBC Radiophonic

BBC Radiophonic Workshop Director: Roger Pomphrey.   The BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop was set up in 1958, born out of a desire to create ‘new kinds of sounds’. The Alchemists of Sound looks at this creative group from… Read More

Jeffrey Ladd: a tour of my bookshelves.

Jeffrey Ladd: a tour of my bookshelves. From his studio in Köln, Jeffrey Ladd takes us on a detailed tour of his wide-ranging, indiosyncratic, and constantly surprising book collection, discussing inventive use of images in punk posters, eccentric advertising materials, photobooks, and beyond. Read More

depiction of a Christian McLeod Painting

The Future Perfect Exhibition on Artoronto.ca

Christian McLeod’s solo exhibition Future Perfect at Toronto’s Gallery 133 transcribes in oils a state of expectation. Over the course of his career, McLeod has codified the staccato rhythms of his paint application into shorthand, much like a stenographer moving quickly to record in… Read More

Future Perfect Exhbitiion Invite

Future Perfect Exhibition

Christian McLeod’s Future Perfect Exhibition of beautiful, tangible response to the pandemic and our relationship to this incubating period is rife with colour and emotion. In this series, McLeod expresses ideas relating to quarantine, lockdown, and our collective hopes and dreams for what could happen once life… Read More

Sophie Taeuber-Arp

‘In a flower, in a beetle, every line, every form, every color has arisen from a deep necessity.’ Sophie Taeuber-Arp ‘Like music this art is tangible inner reality. She was already dividing the surface of a watercolor into squares and rectangles which she juxtaposed horizontally… Read More