Sara Angel, Founder and Executive Director of the Art Canada Institute recently spent a morning at the Michael Gibson Gallery. Join Angel as she receives a tour of the exhibit “Chroma” and discusses with Michael Gibson and Jennie Kraehling the many artists exploring glorious colour through their artworks.
An introductory tour of Jason McLean’s November 2020 exhibition. In the video, McLean talks about moving back to London, his recent inspirations and talks about the monumental drawing “Home away from Home”.
Watch director of the Jack Bush Catalogue Raisonne Sarah Stanners, PhD and Michael Gibson as they discuss the monumental Jack Bush 1973 painting “London #8”. Dr. Stanners provides a background on the “London” series and explains how 1973 was the beginning of a pivotal shift in Bush’s international career. A recorded live Q&A follows the 20 minute discussion.
Michael Gibson spent a day with his iPhone sharing thoughts about his career and the art business, while exploring his 170 year old building, including a look at The Woodman Room and Gibson Atelier. He shares some insights on secondary market buying and selling and how to sort through the contemporary art market in Canada.
Watch artist Keiran Brennan Hinton and curator Tatum Dooley discuss Keiran’s new vibrant paintings that are featured in our Art Toronto booth. Now living in a renovated old school house north of Kingston, Brennan Hinton spent the summer painting intimate interior views and lush plein-air paintings on the remote property. Dooley and Brennan Hinton talk about his recent move from New York to Canada, his love of painting and how his immediate surroundings affect his work.
A preview of the curated selection of important new artworks we are featuring at Art Toronto 2020, both online and in person at the Stephen Bulger Gallery Pop-Up, October 28-November 7.
Keiran Brennan Hinton speaks about his new observational, intimate, plein-air paintings that he painted over the summer for our Art Toronto booth.
For Art Toronto 2020 we have focused on Greg Curnoe’s interest in place, history, his surrounding environment and his politics. This video gives a brief background on three of the artworks we will feature in our booth.
From Susan Dobson’s 2020 “Focusfinder” series, these new photographs combine scans of digital viewfinders with her meditative images of the Great Lakes. They are visual reminders of our natural world and symbolize a longing for looking and restfulness.
An overview of beautiful new still life paintings that Gathie Falk has painted for us for Art Toronto 2020 booth.
A behind the scenes video of the new abstract paintings that Jonathan Forrest made for our Art Toronto 2020 booth.
Krisjanis Kaktins-Gorsline moved to deep in the Manitoba woods this summer and planned on painting a suite of plein-air landscape paintings. What he encountered were bugs, rain and a psychological challenge that he did not anticipate. The paintings that we have for Art Toronto are gritty, yet beautiful.