Fresh Fruit by Sylvie Thamsir

June 11, 2015

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A new still life done with graphite pencil on paper by Sylvie Thamsir.

The Juggler of Our Lady: Forbear of the Graphic Novel

June 10, 2015

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Originally released in 1953, R.O. Blechman’s picture book, The Juggler of Our Lady will be reprinted by Dover Graphic Novels this summer with an introduction by Maurice Sendak. The Juggler of Our Lady is one of the great examples of the graphic novel form. In the book, Blechman gives us a satirical, visual retelling of a classic medieval Christmas tale of the same name. The story is simple: An innocent juggler named Cantalbert sets out to save the world with his talent but is scorned and ignored by everyone he meets until an encounter with a statue of the Virgin Mary changes his life.

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The first edition was published by Henry Holt in 1953.

Carolyn Gowdy’s Warm wishes for a season of sunshine and splendour.

June 8, 2015

These are two of Carolyn’s recent handcoloured etchings.

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Dream Boat

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Girl with Eye and Seashell

Carolyn is presenting a solo exhibition of her ongoing project ‘pOeM pEoPle at the Seaside’ during her residency at the Aldeburgh Beach Lookout & Arthouse in Aldburgh, Suffolk, UK from 6 June to 20 June, 2015.

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2014

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Photo and collage by Steven Guarnaccia

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)
416.535.6957

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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