Acclaimed Toronto author and economist Don Thompson (author of The $12 Million Stuffed Shark) will be launching his new book The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market. The event will take place on Saturday April 1st, 2017 between 2-4pm at the Corkin Gallery with signing and refreshments.
Amongst the many photographs included in "Nature of Nature" - the latest retrospective exhibition of Thaddeus Holownia - its most recent inclusion has prompted the strongest response.
Titled "Icarus, Falling of Birds" (2016), eight staggered columns depict rows of 200 deceased creatures, all having succumbed to a New Brunswick natural gas flare in 2013.
"Nature of Nature" runs from February 4 through May 28, 2017 at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
With the announcement of the seventh annual Scotia Bank Photography Award nominees, Toronto-based photographer Barbara Astman was longlisted along with 11 other artists. Barbara's career has spanned more than four decades, with a continuous exploration of photo-based media innovations along the way. The shortlist is set to be announced on March 8.
Running from 4 February – 28 May 2017, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will be exhibiting The Nature of Nature, a forty-year celebration of one of Canada's leading photographers, Thaddeus Holownia.
On Sunday, 29 November 2015 at Haus am Kleistpark, writer and journalist Annett Gröschner will be speaking with members of the collective lux protographer, including Grit Schwerdtfeger, on the use of the documentary as a tool in Berlin.
Three men received New Brunswick's highest honour in the arts field Monday. The Lieutenant-Governor's Awards for High Achievement in the Arts were presented to playwright Jules Boudreau, novelist, musician and screenwriter Jacques Savoie, and visual artist Thaddeus Holownia.
The Heckscher Museum of Art will be exhibiting Thaddeus Holownia's 24 Tree Studies for Henry David Thoreau in 2017.
The exhibition will run April 15 - July 30, 2017, with an opening reception on April 22.
Ramón Serrano can be seen installing his work Spaces of Silence on the walls of the Corkin Gallery booth in this time lapse of Art Toronto 2015