The AGO opened Julian Schnabel: Art and Film in conjunction with the premier of his new film titled Miral at the Toronto International Film Festival. Julian Schnabel is famous for is vibrantly beautiful biographical films Basquiat, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and the one of my most favorite films Before Night Falls. His skill is in capturing the creative energy of his subjects and then building captivating and vivid visual imagery. His masterful cinematography is enhanced by engrossing narratives […]
The installation features a 30 foot long palm tree, cast in fiberglass and resin, surrounded by 44 glass framed painting compositions. True to Keifer’s pallet of using earth, organic matter, roots, and flowers in his vitrine like paintings, conveying spiritual and mythical territories.
The Art Gallery of Ontario reopens Over a year of renovations the Art Gallery of Ontario reopens post Gehry facelift. The exhibitions feature all the favorites from the collection that we have missed dearly. Also a very interesting photo exhibition by Edward Burtynsky documenting the stages of the renovation process. Not to far away is the other recent monumental facelift, at the Royal Ontario Museum.