Category: Hugh Alcock

Touring the Toronto Art Fair

by Hugh Alcock

Art fairs are becoming an increasingly important business model for galleries and dealers. The worry is that their ascendance will leave less and less room for slow art, as the market is crowded out by spectacle.

Brendan George Ko at CONTACT

by Hugh Alcock

Ko’s aim of highlighting the serenity and beauty of nature, while immersed in the cacophony of our hyperbolic media environment, is extremely challenging. All the same, Ko makes a noble attempt – something that ought to be commended.

Andrzej Tarasiuk at YYZ

by Hugh Alcock

The viewer can readily identify the outlines of trees in a forest setting. But the thinking that guides their making is intricate and involved.