Miriam Arbus

WINTER OPENING

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 2 - 4 p.m.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART

An afternoon opening, this welcoming of MOCCA's winter exhibitions was perhaps done with less raucous fanfare than their usual Friday night celebrations, but the family-friendly time encouraged the attendance of an interested variety of generations

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Spectral Landscape

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by Miriam Arbus

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART
February 4 – April 1, 2012

Solitude surfaces as a subject to question, as one also wonders about the certain loneliness that accompanies the realization that memories, even those that are shared, are individualistic.

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Nicholas Stedman: Tribot

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by Miriam Arbus

November 2–13, 2011
GALLERY 1313

It underlines the increasingly present tensions in our contemporary framework between that which is alive and that which is lifelike.

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Nuit Blanche 2011

Usman Haque and Natalie Jeremijenko, Flightpath Toronto, 2011. Photo by Mauricio Contreras-Paredes

by Miriam Arbus

But, while the unruly crowd lends a feeling of the carnivalesque, this level of attendance at an arts-based event is inimitable.

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