Alice Tallman

CONTACT 2014 / Picks


Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

May 2014 / Toronto

With so much choice, with well over 1500 photographers exhibiting throughout the Greater Toronto Area, it isn’t easy picking exhibits to see.

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Misled by Nature: Contemporary Art and the Baroque

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by Emese Krunák-Hajagos

Large rotting Wookies, a frosted ice cave and a gorgeous candelabra greet the visitors in Mocca’s warehouse-like interior. These three, rather shocking, monumental installations are very impressive but somewhat challenging.

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Misled by Nature


by Alice Tallman

This show has brought together elements of fantasy and artifice combined with issues of excess and exploitation. Rather than being misled by nature, one could say that this exhibition presents a world that has gone against nature.

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Mike Nelson: Amnesiac Hide / Opening Reception


Friday, January 31, 2014 | 8 - 11 p.m.

The Power Plant

The Power Plant opened its Winter season with a monumental exhibition: Mike Nelson: Amnesiac Hide.

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GO FIGURE / Opening Reception


November 8, 2013, 6 - 9 p.m.

De Luca Fine Art / Gallery

The exhibition is outstanding with its artistic quality, a must see!

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Art Toronto 2013 / The changes


by Alice Tallman

perhaps we are witnessing a shift in the art market within Toronto and Canada. Or rather, these changes at Art Toronto are a reflection of how the art world has globalized and is expanding without borders or limits, with the prices of art sky rocketing without restraints.

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Reception: October 10, 2013, 6 - 9 p.m.

De Luca Fine Art / Gallery

De Luca Fine Art is celebrating it's 10th anniversary in October. Artworks will be rotating over the duration of the show

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One, Two, More Than Two / Opening Reception

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September 20, 2013, 8 p.m.

Power Plant

The title of this exhibition: One, Two, More Than Two, is drawn from Lexier’s personal artistic contributions to the Power Plant, collaborations with other artists, and the network of artists that surround him.

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An Te Liu / Mono No Ma

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by Alice Tallman

An Te has used industrial objects to create these works, they bare little resemblance to the human forms that are alluded to in their titles. He has created his own lexicon through his selection of found materials, melding together the ancient and the modern.

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An Te Social

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September 6, 2013, 6 - 10 p.m.

Gardiner Museum

The social was a success. The guests enjoyed to mingle with An Te and enjoy an exclusive first look at MONO NO MA.

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MOCCA / Fall, 2013 Launch Party

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September 4, 2013, 8 - 10 p.m.

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

A large crowd gathered for the launch party of Mocca's Fall, 2013 programming season with David Cronenberg: Transformation and Camille Henrot’s Grosse Fatigue.

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The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse / Barns

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Opening reception: August 1, 2013, 6 - 9 p.m.

De Luca Fine Art | Gallery

In the main gallery four multi-disciplinary artists, Janet Bellotto, Barb Hunt, Faith La Rocque and Camilla Singh works are on display; Jonathan Bolyki's landscapes with Brans are in the low level.

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