One of the best things about living in a big city is the art. With that said, if you’re in Toronto this month (and next), the following shows will likely be stellar.
ABOVE: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1981, acrylic, oilstick, paper collage and spray paint on canvas, 96.25 x 72 inches, The Broad Foundation, © Licensed by Artestar, New York
The Bad News: If you’ve ever been to Toronto, you know it can get really, really cold in January/February.
The Good News: There is a lot of great art to look at.
Stay warm, and go to the following shows:
Daniel Faria Gallery (January 22 – March 21), Royal Ontario Museum & Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art (January 31 – April 18)
Seems like Coupland will be all over the city this winter. Maybe I’ll read another one of his books before I go.
Pierre-Francois Ouellette Art Contemporian (January 30 – February 28)
This guy can paint, and his piece in the Art Gallery of Ontario is outstanding. Here’s hoping he brings his ‘A’ game.
Art Gallery of Ontario (February 7 – May 16)
Probably the biggest exhibition to hit the city this year. Of all the shows in 2015, I’m looking forward to this one the most.