Friday, 21 November 2014

Storms!

Not the wrath of the ruthless Canadian winter, but a haven from the bitter cold outside I found in Richard Storms's solo exhibition Can't Get There From Here.  If not for C's tweet, I would have missed the show, which is closing tomorrow.

Storms at Birch Contemporary, Toronto:









Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Northern landscapes

It's only November but Toronto is already in deep freeze.  I'm not ready for winter yet ...

Lawren Harris's unique northern landscapes of Canada at the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario), Toronto 2013:







Monday, 17 November 2014

Peterborough impressions

I made a brief two-day visit to Peterborough a week ago.  Peterborough is a small city about 1.5 hours by car northeast of Toronto.  I chose to go on a Sunday afternoon so that the old downtown streets were dozing in quiet solitude when I was there.  This is the best part: when the overcast November sky dimmed, the brisk grey day turned into a cold drizzly night ...











Sunday, 16 November 2014

Outdated, Updated, Renovated

From his solo exhibition Outdated, Updated, Renovated, Kotama Bouabane's layered photographic and installation works at ESP (Erin Stump Projects), Toronto 2014: