Writing about Canadian art is an uphill battle. Who is publishing art criticism? Who’s reading them? Too often it feels the answer is no one and no one…
A couple of weeks after I saw Matt Bahen’s show “The Strange Garden,” at Metivier Gallery, I went for a hike in Elgin, Ontario. Less than 15 minutes in…
I can’t pinpoint the exact moment I stopped feeling like writing. It happened slowly over the last few years. Perhaps it’s not important to feel like…
Avoid supply chain issues, buy art
Looking back at the last year
Paired with Recent Paintings
A brief review
Illustration is often a dirty word in the art world. It’s association with childhood and narrative creates a pejorative, spat like a spray of kool-aid…
by Liam Mullen
and an interview with Eli Bornowsky
Can art be funny? Sincere? For the longest time, my answer to both questions was no. Contemporary art so often trades in the ironic, the detached. This…
I’m back in Toronto after six weeks away. Fresh from the relief of being back home, I’ve taken on the task of completely redesigning my apartment…