Motorcycle Style

September 12, 2014

Custom motorcycle helmet painted by Alëna Skarina.

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Maurice Vellekoop gets the centre spread treatment.



Maurice’s show, “Cockadoodle: The Erogenous Art of Maurice Vellekoop” was given a double page review in the Manchester Evening News.

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Now showing! “Cockadoodle: The Erogenous Art of Maurice Vellekoop”

September 10, 2014

The show in Manchester, England is a flamboyant new exhibition of Maurice’s contribution to illustration, underground comics and contemporary erotica. This is Maurice Vellekoop’s first European solo exhibition with a wide selection of his erotic work on show alongside examples of his mainstream editorial work. The exhibition comes at a moment of renewed significance for Maurice as he embarks upon a graphic memoir, I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together! commissioned by the Canadian Council for the Arts and edited by author and award-winning art director Chip Kidd, to be published by Pantheon Books.

The exhibition is supported by a programme of events and activities that address notions of private shame, empowerment, sex-positivism and the often overlooked role of personal fantasy in critical cultural appreciation.

Cockadoodle: The Erogenous Art of Maurice VellekoopThe show is at Twenty Twenty Two in Manchester, England from 15 August to 13 September 2014. The show will move to a Liverpool venue and dates will be announced soon.

Curated by Bren O’Callaghan, is supported by Arts Council England, Manchester Pride and Homotopia Liverpool.

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Is Jackson Showing at Gallery 50

June 3, 2014

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Isabelle Jackson is exhibiting a series of abstract paintings in a show titled “figure 8”.

Opening Reception Saturday, June 7, 2014 (2 – 6 pm)
The show runs June 4 to June 7, 2014

GALLERY50 / INDEXG
50 Gladstone Avenue
Toronto
Hours: Wed-Sun (1-5 pm)
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50.2014 An Exhibition of 50 Artists

March 14, 2014

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To launch their new gallery enterprise, INDEX G is presenting 50.2014, an exhibition of 50 artists. The gallery invited 25 artists to exhibit a piece of work and asked each of the 25 artists to invite one other artist to exhibit a piece as well.  The result is 50 works by 50 artists.

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50 Artists: Amy Wong, Andrew Yeung, Andjelka Jovanic, Arthur Thorpe, Ben Green, Christine Peterson, Colleen Buzzard, Elizabeth Greisman, Erik Jerezano, Fiona Smyth, Frog King, Gaye Jackson, Han Xu, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Holly Lee, Irina Schestakovich, Isabelle Jackson, Janet Potter, Jeff Jackson, Jenal Dolson, Jesi The Elder, Jose Ortega, José Teodoro, Juana Zuniga, Kai Chan, Kayoko Tanaka, Kurt Ketchum, Laura Baron, Lee Ka-sing, Hua YiLiu, Loretta Firmani, Lulu Ladron de Guevara, Lisa Cristinzo, Li Kam-fai, Marina Black, Mark Connery, Maureen Nathan, Millie Chen, Noriko Saito, Normand Rajotte, Patrick McCue, Sally Ayre, Sal Aprile, Shelley Savor, Sio, Tina Oehmsen-Clark, Tomio Nitto, Uros Jelic, Warren Quigley, Ximena Berecochea.

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Opening Reception: Saturday, 15 March, 3-6 pm
Gallery 50
50 Gladstone Avenue
Toronto

The show runs from March 15 to March 30
Wednesday to Sunday 1-5 pm

R.O. Blechman Retrospective

March 11, 2014

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If Walls Could Talk at The Gladstone Hotel

March 6, 2014

Tonight at the Gladstone Hotel is the opening of curator Leila Courey’s If Walls Could Talk, a juried exhibition of experiential illustration that features work by emerging and established artists. The show is on public display at the Gladstone Hotel from March 6–16, 2014. The projects use illustration and other art forms related to it, to occupy and alter the hotel’s 2nd floor gallery and public spaces.

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The show features the work of Beata Kruszynski; Betty Zhang; Jen Spinner & Hazel Eckert; ‪Jennifer Ilett‬; ‪‪Kat Gomboc & Rebecca Ladds‬‬; ‪‪Kerry Zenter‬‬; ‪‪Mike Ellis‬‬; ‪‪Min Gyo (Daniel) Chung; Nat Janin; P.K. (Adam Hilborn); Rachael Ashe; Sawhorse Design with Adrian Forrow & Tyler John; and Selena Wong.‬‬

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Fiona Smyth CHEEZ! Number 340

January 28, 2014

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CHEEZ was originally a monthly drawing published in Canada’s Exclaim Magazine over a ten year period from 1992 to 2002. Fiona continues the work is every week as part of Index G’s Monday ArtPost where Fiona publishes the new CHEEZ drawing with the same numbering sequence.

A collection of the first one hundred strips is available as CHEEZ 100 published by Pedlar Press.

Nitto miniatures

December 12, 2013

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Over the years Tomio Nitto has created many miniature works of art.

Wu Wing Yee, Henrik Drescher and Tofu

December 4, 2013

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