Visual Arts

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ISSUE 8

Featured articles from Issue 8.

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After Dark | Light, Reality, and Heterotopia

“Canadian culture seems to value vacation more than work. I have an impression that Japan is a workaholic.”

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Showcasing the female perspective within the tattoo industry

Showcasing the female perspective within the tattoo industry, while exploring the categorization and validation of tattoo artists and their work.

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TONY TAYLOR

Toronto artist with a unique take on portraiture

"People often say my version of the Queen as a corgi is quite flattering."

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MoCA’S on contemporary art 

With a selection of new media, mixed with skewed traditional techniques, the exhibit delivers a spectrum of contemporary visual art in the city.

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DIGNITY IS IN SEASON: A CONVERSATION WITH GORDON SHADRACH

An exploration of the semiotics of clothing, gaze, and black expression.

Gordon Shadrach is a Toronto-based visual artist who confronts racist ideology, sexuality, and Black stereotypes through his striking portraits of Black males. Shadrach’s preferred medium is oil and canvas.

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MIRIAM CAHN

Swiss artist, Miriam Cahn, makes her North American debut at Toronto’s Power Plant

“Cahn leaves the audience’s feelings to the audience, as what we see may not be what we feel.”

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ISSUE 7

Featured articles from Issue 7.

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IN ONE EAR, AND OUT THE OTHER

Separating tall tales from truth in the case of van Gogh’s ill-fated ear

Fans of van Gogh will know of Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear; but do they all agree on which ear was afflicted, the method of removal, who received it, and just how much flesh was torn asunder?