Category: Hugh Alcock

After the Long Dream at Lonsdale Gallery

by Hugh Alcock

The curator, Simone Rojas-Pick, likens the experience of emerging from the pandemic’s lockdown to that of having recently woken up from a long dream, after which everything is perceived afresh.

Sean Yelland: Lazy Boy at Ingram Gallery

by Hugh Alcock

Yelland’s paintings are alluring in their compositions and colours. As a long-time resident of Toronto I recognise his works collectively as a love-letter to the city. He tenderly captures the essence of the place.

Rae Johnson at Christopher Cutts

by Hugh Alcock

It is the tension between the physical and the psychological that makes her work gripping. Hers is a powerful unique voice, wonderfully showcased by Christopher Cutts’ judicious selection.

Carol Wainio at Paul Petro

by Hugh Alcock

There is little doubt that Wainio is a rarely gifted artist with an uncanny ability to conjure out of paint a spellbinding object, rich in possibilities.

Age of You / MOCA

by Hugh Alcock

It is provocative, intelligently thought out and brimming with great art. MOCA has provided a grand exhibition to reflect on all the disruptive changes our society is experiencing.

Sustenance at Gallery 1313

by Hugh Alcock

all of the works are measured in the sense that they are not obscenely didactic, but rather show restrains with regards to the difficult subject they tackle

Z’otz at YYZ

by Hugh Alcock

It is elusively compelling work. Their drawings and sculptures have an authenticity that is rarely found