Peter Hutchinson – With Nature in Mind

Born in England, Peter Hutchinson began as a geometric painter in close contact with minimal artists Sol LeWitt and Tadaaki Kuwayama. However, Hutchinson turned away from minimalism and conceptualism’s rhetorical bent to follow a more overtly poetic and nature-oriented path. Being British born, Hutchinson shares

Anna Frlan: Interbellum III

Anna Frlan: Interbellum III Ottawa school of Art Gallery January 10—February 22, 2013   Anna Frlan uses nothing but steel in her art making. The infinite possibilities of steel’s liquid state keep drawing her back to the welding machine. To her, the magic of manipulating the flowing red hot

Richard Clements’ Day Treadeth On Night

Richard Clements, Day Treadeth On Night Paul Kuhn Gallery  Calgary, Alberta May 17—June 30, 2013   However we see our world, it is very much through the acquisition and use of language, especially speech, that we individually make our peace with it. Even though speech seems to be deeply, consciously organized

Ai WeiWei: According to What?

Ai WeiWei: According to What? Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario August 17—October 17, 2013   Ai WeiWei came to town. Or, more accurately, Ai WeiWei’s art came to town, the artist himself is still under house arrest back home in China, owing to his activities as a dissident