Highlights from Toronto’s West Queen West, and burgeoning Ossington art district.
Talia Shipman resin coated black and white photos interpreting Exodus: The Ten Plagues, James Olley and Brendan Flanagan both brilliant emerging artists that stay true to Jamie Angell’s program of encouraging Pop impasto painting with a pure Canadian/Group of Seven-esque soul at Angell Gallery .
MKG127 presents COMMON WEALTH, 5 artists living in the United Kingdom exploring the relationship between word and image. I loved the audio piece by Giorgio Sadotti, the Now Cd clipped the lyric “Now”from many famous songs and mixed it together. David Alker’s ironic post-its, and Denise Hawrysio Spotlight, where headshot picture books had all the faces cut out leaving bad hairstyles as an ominous aura of what was.