Join us on Saturday, November 29 at 3pm for an Artist Talk by Canadian Contemporary artist Charles Pachter

Charles Pachter will be in London for the opening of his exhibition "Icons" on Saturday November 29 from 2-4pm.  During the opening, at 3pm, Pachter will give a tour of his show, talk about his inspirations behind his paintings and his history as an artist working in Canada.

View images from the exhibition HERE

On Friday, November 28 from 4-7pm join us along with WatchesToBuy and Noteworthy Wines for a rare event featuring artist Charles Pachter at the London Club, 177 Queens Ave, London, ON.

Michael Gibson Gallery presents one of Canada's leading contemporary artists, Charles Pachter, who will be at the party to talk about his iconic art.  An Officer of the Order of Canada, Pachter is famous for his pop-art re-interpretations of Canadian history and culture.

With over 25 years of vintage watch passion, WatchesToBuy (the exclusive supplier to the TV show, Mad Men) sells antique watches of kinds - shipped worldwide.  A fine selection of rare vintage watches including Rolex, Omega and many more will be available at the party.

Noteworthy Wines...

Jack Bush -- November 13, 2014 to February 22, 2015 at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

On Wednesday, November 12 we attended the opening of the Jack Bush exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada.  The first ever full-scale retrospective, the exhibition has on display over 100 major canvases spanning 50 years of his career.  This show is not to be missed!

Michael Gibson with "Juxta", Oil on Canvas, 1969, 86 x 186 in.

Peeking through locked doors at a John Boyle and Paterson Ewen's "Bandaged...

"Rosetta", Oil, Alkyd on Canvas with mirror attachment, 2014, 65 5/8 x 47 1/8 in.

Ron Moppett's recent painting "Rosetta" was named after and inspired by the spacecraft now landed on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

The main central image in Moppett's painting was the first image that the Rosetta spacecraft sent back to earth.  Rosetta’s task is to study comets, which are considered the primitive building blocks of the Solar System. 

Moppett's painting is built on multiple shapes and forms that, when combined, take on multiple meanings.  His images are drawn from his personal history, art history and pop culture.

The painting began with a simple black background and the geometric, pixellated white image from Rosetta in the centre.  The constellation - an upside d...

On Thursday, November 13 Michael Gibson and collector John Oravec gave a talk on Collecting Art at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery in Sarnia.

The trip to Sarnia also afforded us the opportunity to see James Kirkpatrick's fantastic mural:

On Saturday November 1, 2014 we enjoyed a lovely opening reception of Gathie Falk's "Lux: Water".  This was the first time Gathie's paintings have been exhibited at the gallery.

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Click PLAY below to watch a video of Gathie Falk's exhibition:

Click HERE to view individual paintings

This Saturday November 1, 2014, Canadian artist Gathie Falk will be visiting London, Ontario for the opening of her new exhibition, "Lux: Water".  This is Gathie's third series of paintings that she has dedicated to the theme of water.  The paintings are painted thinly to give a fluid feeling.  As you view her work, you feel like you are on top of water, looking down at the beautiful combination of colours and textures.

Gathie is an award-wining artist who has work in many major public galleries including the Vancouver Art Gallery, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario, National Gallery of Canada and Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.

Explore the depths and textures of water with Gathie Falk at the gallery this Saturday at our opening reception from 2-4 p.m.


Greg Curnoe's "Three Pieces" is a Featured Project at Art Toronto from October 24 - 27, 2014. 

This will be the first time this monumental free-standing painting will be seen outside of Curnoe's studio and our gallery.

Three Pieces was discovered by the Michael Gibson Gallery in October 2013 in storage during a studio visit. What was revealed when the three 4’ x 6’ intensely coloured paintings were re-assembled was a monumental billboard-sized triptych painted in 1965.

In researching this relatively unknown work, the gallery contacted many of Curnoe’s contemporaries, but very few knew of Three Pieces. Some remembered only seeing it in the studio storage, while others spoke of its fragility when it stood on its once rickety legs. Despite Curnoe’s impeccable list keeping, ex...

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
North Building, Exhibit Hall A & B
255 Front Street West

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Special Collector’s Preview 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Opening Night Preview 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Friday October 24th to Monday October 27th, 2014
Friday & Saturday – Noon to 8pm
Sunday & Monday – Noon to 6pm

More info HERE

Founded in 2000, Art Toronto: Toronto International Art Fair is Canada’s only modern and contemporary fine art fair, providing unique access to the Canadian art market. An annual fall event, Art Toronto serves as the galvanizing vehicle for the nation’s art...