Andriy Bilenkyy

CONTACT 2017 / Artoronto picks

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Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

May, 2017 / Toronto and GTA

With so much choices, with well over 1500 Canadian and international artists and photographers exhibiting at more than 200 exhibitions, it isn’t easy picking exhibits to see.

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Iris Häussler: Sophie La Rosière Project – Chapter III at Daniel Faria

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by Andriy Bilenkyy

one can't shake the impression that the author has triumphed over her creation, and that it wasn’t an easy victory

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Felix Kalmenson как всегда / As Always at Pari Nadimi

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by Andriy Bilenkyy

Kalmenson's show is a politically engaged conceptual art, thoughtful and witty, which, nevertheless, leaves the viewer with an impression of the artist's longing for an artistic, not merely ideological, adversary worthy of being deconstructed.

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Iris Häussler: Sophie La Rosière Project at Scrap Metal

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by Andriy Bilenkyy

Häussler's exploration of the artistic value of fictionality, simultaneously dissimulated and exposed, sits well with the theoretical concerns that could motivate her character, Sophie La Rosière, – if she was more than an artworld entity, of course.

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Spring Hurlbut: A Fine Line at Georgia Scherman Projects

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by Andriy Bilenkyy

A Fine Line makes death acceptable and even fashionable in an aesthetically pleasing, technically sophisticated, and meta-artistically rich way.

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Edward Burtynsky at Nicholas Metivier Gallery

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by Andriy Bilenkyy

Well, all you aesthetes and art-lovers concerned with moralization of contemporary art, you may sigh with relief now, as Byrtynsky's new exhibition puts him back on track to the paradise of beauty and artistry

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Nuit Blanche 2016

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Saturday, October 1, 2016, sunset to sunrise

Phil Anderson, Andriy Bilenkyy, Julie McNeill, Simon Termine


Though this year's variety was slightly smaller than previous years, it was no less impressive and awe-inspiring.

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