Marc Séguin is an ArtJetSet favorite, whose career we have watch since 2008. His masterful grisaille technique combined with layering of think pigments and taxidermied animals is visually beautiful while emotionally challenging. For Séguin’s first solo show at the Mike Weiss Gallery titled Failures, he exhibited portraits of political figures and destroyed chruches. We have seen his earlier large scale works that depicted political and religious figures (click HERE and HERE to see the other ArtJetSet posts), and now we […]
The current exhibition, The Reflexive Self at Mike Weiss Gallery features two of my favorite Canadian artists. Marc Séguin uses human ashes to create dark ephemeral portraits. Kim Dorland’s bright vivid forests of thickly layered painted canvases. The show as a whole is a bit incongruent, bringing together young artists working in a variety of media and themes.