Category: Elena Iourtaeva

Interview with Attila Richard Lukacs

by Emese Krunák-Hajagos

I still think that most of my paintings today are figurative, even when the figure is completely absent. There are also compositions where I use the figure but broken down so there’s just a hand

Two exhibitions at Paul Petro Contemporary Art

Opening Reception: July 11, 2014 / 7-11 pm

by Elena Iourtaeva

Two exhibitions opened at the same time: Maura Doyle, Gretchen Sankey, Carol Wainio: Second Time Around and Julie Beugin: And the green streets though parallel run far from each other


June 21, 7 p.m. – 3 a.m. of June 22, 2014

by Mitch Billinkoff and Elena Iourtaeva

Besides MOCCA’s show, the clear highlight of the evening, the streets and galleries were empty of people and empty of art, a disappointing night.

Proof 21 / Artists’ Talk & Opening Reception

June 20, 2014 at Gallery 44

by Elena Iourtaeva

This year’s show is based on a single theme, inspired by the issues of identity, representation and, more specifically, politics of representation, which stem from topics raised at WorldPride.

Steven Beckly: Reunions

by Elena Iourtaeva

The viewer is caught in a mesmerizing reflection of meanings between the three components of the exhibition: the found photographs, the empty frames and the almost undecipherable writings from the past.

Love Art 2014

May 7 – 11, 2014

Heritage Court, Direct Energy Centre

Occasions where art dealers and artists are approachable, as they are here, help bridge the gap and turn browsers into collectors

Contact 2014 / Festival Launch

May 2, 2014, 7 – 10 p.m.

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

The large gallery spaces as well as the courtyard were filled with guest discussing the works on display and enjoying a drink into the night.

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.