out and about

for almost a year and a half, the vancouver art gallery’s young associate steering committee has worked on revamping and improving programming for their membership group.

the young associates are made up mostly of young...

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Last night Concrete Contemporary Auctions and Projects held their second annual auction of Contemporary Canadian art in Toronto in what proved to be a relatively upbeat evening. Created in 2012 as a division of Waddington’s and spearheaded by Stephen Ranger, Concrete is the first commercial auction with entirely Contemporary Canadian art and is an important step for the local art market. The crowd of...

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The snowbirds are heading south for this year’s instalment of art fairs in Miami and it is fantastic to see the number of Canadian galleries making the trip. We feed off the energy and non-stop events, but when it comes to art, we’ve got a soft side that loves to route for the home team. So if you’re like us and will be descending on South Beach, don’t miss these great galleries from north of the border.

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The Sobey Art Award

A winner will be announced tonight, November 16, 2012 at MOCCA in Toronto. The shortlist is; Garth Moore, Jason de Haan, Derek Sullivan, Raphaelle de Groot, Eleanor King

 

Eastside Culture Crawl

Open studios, galleries and artist run spaces....

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This past weekend Art Toronto took over the biggest city for Canadian art. With private collection tours, artist talks, discussion panels, and not to mention all the parties...and after-parties....the last few days were jam packed. After having been to Frieze, FIAC, the Armory Show, Art Basel Miami Beach, the Winter Antiques Show and various satellite fairs, it was nice to finally attend one on home turf.

Overall the fair was a success. Many of the galleries and artists in...

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Recap of day 1 @ Art Toronto
 
We were fortunate enough to receive VIP and press access for the programming at Art Toronto, and we're able to do lots of extra private tours and talks at galleries, museums and collections all around Toronto. 
 
Tomorrow we'll do a full recap of the actual fair, but we thought that we would highlight four of the events that we went...
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