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Posts tagged with contemporary-art

  1. Yayoi Kasuma @ the AGO

    06 Apr 2018

    by Hannah Nashman Infinity Mirror Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away, 2013. Image source: https://ago.ca/exhibitions/kusama. Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese contemporary artist who works primarily with sculpture and installation in addition to producing paintings, films, fashion designs, poetry, fiction and performance art. She was born to an affluent merchant…


  2. Contained: Past Histories and Possible Futures of Containing Disease

    14 Mar 2018

    by Mariah Lamont-Lennox I was back in Toronto, my hometown, this past week and I was so happy that I had the opportunity to see the exhibition Contained by artist Elaine Whittaker at The Red Head Gallery. The Red Head Gallery is an artist-run collective whose mandate is to exhibit established as well…


  3. Bill Viola: Naissance à rebours @ DHC/ART

    26 Feb 2018

    by Hannah Nashman The DHC/ART gallery in Old Montreal is honouring their ten year anniversary with a solo exhibition by Bill Viola: Naissance à Rebours (Birth and Re-Birth). This exhibition is open to the public at the DHC in Montreal (465 St- Jean Street) from October 25, 2017 through March 11, 2018. The…


  4. Listening to Leonard Cohen: Part II

    15 Feb 2018

    by Mariah Lamont-Lennox This weekend I went with Emma Renaud - my fellow FDG writer - to the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal to visit the exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything. We were both deeply moved by the exhibition and you can read about Emma’s perspective on several…


  5. Listening to Leonard Cohen: Part I

    14 Feb 2018

    by Emma Renaud “There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in” - Leonard Cohen After hearing so much about the Leonard Cohen exhibition, fellow FDG writer Mariah Lamont-Lennox and I decided to go see what it was all about. You can read Mariah’s article coming out tomorrow…


  6. 5 Galleries to Visit for a Study Break

    01 Dec 2017

    by Hannah Nashman It is end-of-term crunch time! Everyone is scrambling to get their final essays and projects done before beginning the daunting task of exam prep. However, we still need to take the occasional break during this busy time of year or maybe offer ourselves a reward for completing an…


  7. Art Gifts

    30 Oct 2017

    Phil Collins’ free fotolab (2009) by Nina Chabel  Having recently declared my art history major, all the art history classes I have been taking so far were focussed on the European renaissance: the greats of the canon. It is only this semester that I’ve finally dipped my toes into contemporary…


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