Category: FEATURES

Joan Kaufman: Surface Tension II at Lonsdale Gallery

by David Saric

Kaufman brings attention to increasingly fraught relationship between mortals and the natural world, as the human mind can create images of wonder, but also significantly contribute to the rampant deterioration of a once-thriving global ecosystem.

The Anxious Body / Angell Gallery

by Simon Termine

In our increasingly social world flourished through technology, The Anxious Body is an intricate group exhibition striving to the influence of social media and current socio-political paradigms on contemporary visual art.

Interview with Judi Michelle Young

by Alexis Moline

June Callwood (Canada’s revered writer and activist) had encouraged me to write down my family’s story – but I felt I had to do the “visuals” first…. as I am a “visual artist”

FOCUS: Los Angeles / Art Toronto 2017

by Steve Rockwell

My own familiarity with LA art scene begins to thin out somewhat in the middle of the 2010 decade. So much has happened in Los Angeles since. What I managed to glean was merely a core sample of a vital, if not explosively dynamic arts community.


October 27 – 30, 2017

by Steve Rockwell, Emese Krunák-Hajagos & Carolyn Peralta

walking the fair is an almost overwhelming experience with so many artwork and interesting programming

Guillermo Del Toro: At Home With Monsters / AGO

by Patricia Tabascio

At Home With Monsters challenges the exhibition-goer’s expectation of viewing art that is horrifying, unsettling and that is highly personal to Del Toro and his work, while also questioning the very idea of monsters.

Phil Irish and Pedie Wolfond / Lonsdale Gallery

by Meghan O’Callaghan

As Phil Irish’s exhibition Peak Velocity winds down in anticipation for the solo show of fellow Ontarian artist, Pedie Wolfond, I had the pleasure of visiting the Lonsdale Gallery in that liminal gallery time when exhibitions are coming and going.