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 […]
Kim Dorland, fantastic landscape in gestural dynamic technique. The colours are intense and the shadows are better. The layering effect seems to be a new trend in contemporary painting. Like Daniel Richter, Dorland uses a spray paint grafitti technique which gives these large works a dynamic relevance. Angell gallery is one of my perfered galleries in Toronto.