Select Works With A Twist Exhibition

January 20, 2017

SELECT WORKS WITH A TWIST
January 16 – February 5, 2017

Idea Exchange Art + Design | Design at Riverside Gallery
7 Melville Street S.
Cambridge, ON
519.621.0460

Selected from the Idea Exchange Permanent Collection, nine limited edition tapestries commissioned in the 1960’s and ‘70’s by French arts impresario Marie Cuttoli by famous artists of the time. They were manufactured by the renowned weavers of Aubusson, and sold in art galleries around the world. Idea Exchange acquired them through donation and has never before exhibited them as a group.

Accompanying this collection of tapestries are 17 rugs by artists and illustrators represented by the studio, Reactor Art and Design. Starting in 1987, Reactor began creating one-of-a-kind and few-of-a-kind rugs for homes owners, architects and interior designers in Canada and the United States. The goal of Reactor’s rugs was to bring art off the walls and bring it to the “fifth wall” by exploring the visual opportunities that looking down offers. Sometimes the rugs were the result of commissions, others were the result of a personal vision. Most of the rugs were one-of-a-kind and others were done in small numbers. Jamie Bennett, Federico Botana, Steven Guarnaccia, Barbara Klunder, Jeff Jackson, James Marsh, Maurice Vellekoop, Tracey Wood, and Rene Zamic were the Reactor artists who designed Reactor rugs from 1987 to 2001.

SELECT WORKS WITH A TWIST features the work of Fernand Léger, Max Ernst, Jean (Hans) Arp, Joan Miro, Alexander Calder, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, Barbara Klunder, Rene Zamic, Jeff Jackson, Maurice Vellekoop, Jamie Bennett, James Marsh, and Steven Guarnaccia.

Curated by Esther E. Shipman.

Mon – Fri 12:00 – 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am – 12:30pm, 1:00 – 5:00pm
Sun 1:00 – 5:00pm

Admission is free and all are welcome.

For more information, visit ideaexchange.org/art, call 519.621.0460 or follow on Twitter @IdeaXchngART.Idea

Exchange Art + Design presents contemporary art, architecture and design from three galleries in the City of Cambridge: Design at Riverside, Preston, and Queen’s Square.

 

Idea Exchange Collection Exhibition – Select Works with a Twist

January 16, 2017

‘Select Works with a Twist’ opens today at the Idea Exchange in Cambridge. The collection exhibition features 17 rugs by artists and illustrators represented by Reactor Art and Design, as well as nine limited edition tapestries designed by famous 20th century artists.

Featuring the work of Fernand Léger, Max Ernst, Jean (Hans) Arp, Joan Miro, Alexander Calder, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, Barbara Klunder, Rene Zamic, Jeff Jackson, Maurice Vellekoop, Jamie Bennett, James Marsh, and Steven Guarnaccia.

Curated by Esther E. Shipman.

January 16 – February 5, 2017
Idea Exchange Art + Design | Design at Riverside Gallery
7 Melville Street S., Cambridge, ON
Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 18, 7:00pm

For more information, visit http://ideaexchange.org/art/exhibition/select-works-twist.

  

Barbara Klunder at David Kaye Gallery

October 27, 2015

Barbara Klunder's Naked Truth

Barbara Klunder’s Naked Truth at David Kaye Gallery
October 29 – November 22, 2015
Meet the artist: Saturday, October 31, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

In Naked Truth BARBARA KLUNDER is showing a number of quick gesture drawings that speak to her love of putting line to paper… and capturing the essence in each pose. Drawing is the basis for all the incredible causes that she has worked on employing her wicked humour and spirited drawing style to great effect.

Barbara Klunder at Textile Museum of Canada

September 17, 2015

Be sure to look for Barbara’s “Laura Secord” rug at the show!

 

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History Lesson

December 2, 2013

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Art by Barbara Klunder.

The Grid Revisits The BamBoo Club

July 17, 2013

Check out the article on today’s The Grid by Denise Benson. It’s a revisit of the history of the Bamboo Club on Toronto’s Queen Street. The article features some great historical photographs and of course, lots of Barbara Klunder’s art.

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Barbara Klunder At The David Kaye Gallery

June 4, 2013

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Barbara Klunder At The David Kaye Gallery

Barbara is showing her recent papercuts in her new exhibition, “BulletProof Vests: Papercut Protection” at the David Kaye Gallery. These new works are a commentary on gun culture and its connection to killings of all kinds all over the planet. Barbara insisting that it’s the role of the artist “to raise danger flags,” Klunder defended her fearless practice of bringing her political views to the forefront in her art.

The show runs until June 28.

The David Kaye Gallery
1092 Queen Street West
(entrance on Dovercourt)
Toronto

Bata days

March 26, 2013

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Paula Munck

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Jamie Bennett

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Bill Russell

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Simon Ng

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James Marsh

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Paula Munck

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Paul Rivoche

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Maurice Vellekoop

Valentine

February 14, 2013

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New Paper Cut

February 8, 2013

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New work from Barbara Klunder for an upcoming show of paper cuts in June at the David Kaye Gallery.