Art Exhibitions 2019

September 23, 2019Events

Film still from Bambitchell's Bugs and Beasts Before the Law. Image: April Soloman

Sept. 26 – Oct. 19

PARA-OPTICAL by Vlad Spicanovic: In its inaugural art exhibition, Toronto’s Henderson Lee Gallery presents this breathtaking, limited-edition photographic series by artist-educator Vlad Spicanovic, former dean at OCAD University’s Faculty of Art. Spicanovic’s show reimagines how we see and relate to images through annotations of visual and material cultures.

Until Nov. 2

Bambitchell: Bugs and Beasts Before the Law at Mercer Union: The centrepiece and eponymous work of this exhibition is a newly commissioned experimental film installation that explores the history and legacy of the “animal trials” that took place in medieval and early modern Europe, and its extended network of colonies. This project is supported by PIA.

Until Nov. 17

Undomesticated group exhibition at Koffler Gallery: Guided by survival instinct, the human impulse to domesticate the environment has transformed landscapes and ecosystems in search of shelter, security and nourishment. This project is supported by PIA.

Until Dec. 1

Toronto Biennial of Art will feature over 90 + participants including: Althea Thauberger , Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca, Curtis Talwst Santiago, Luis Jacob and Isuma Productions just to name a few. This project is supported by PIA.

Until Dec. 31

The Gender Conspiracy at the Art Gallery of Burlington: The exhibition includes works by 18 leading LGBTQI2S* artists who bear witness to the ongoing, urgent struggles of their communities in the face of violence and discrimination.

 Until Jan. 5, 2020

Age of You at MOCA: Curated by Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist Age of You is a timely exhibition about how the self has become more extreme, and what it means to be an individual today.

Until June 2024

Reube (V. Stepanova and M. Vionnet) by Beth Stuart: The Toronto-based artist has a new large-scale mural on the underside of the Dundas Street East bridge, where it runs along the Lower Don Recreational Trail.