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From: Art Toronto <info {AT} arttoronto.ca>
Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 7:29 AM
Subject: Friday Programming Features
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Friday Programming Features

For 4 days, 109 fine art galleries from 13 countries along with the country’s leading cultural organizations will assemble at the 12th annual exhibition and sale of 20th and 21st century artworks. Expect to be excited, provoked and visually stimulated as you step into the largest and most celebrated indoor visual art event in Canada. From artworks by renowned masters to young emerging artists, there is something for every taste and budget. Choose from thousands of artworks and take home the experience.

Friday October 28
through Monday October 31
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

View the complete list of Art Toronto 2011 Exhibitors here.

2011 Art Toronto
Alex McLeod, Courtesy of Angell Gallery, Toronto   Steve Lambert, Courtesy of Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles.   Attila Richard Lukacs, Courtesy of Winsor Gallery, Vancouver.
Alex McLeod, Courtesy
of Angell Gallery, Toronto.
  Steve Lambert, Courtesy of Charlie
James Gallery, Los Angeles.
  Attila Richard Lukacs,
Courtesy of Winsor Gallery,

Here’s a look at some of the programs taking place Friday October 28. For a complete list of events during Art Toronto 2011 download our 2011 Showguide or pick up a copy onsite!

Art Toronto stage, presented by:
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Friday October 28
1pm – Art Toronto Stage
Oh Canada, Why Canada?

The Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC) and Art Toronto are pleased to present Denise Markonish, Curator at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) in conversation with independent curator Nancy Campbell about her upcoming exhibition Oh,Canada! Scheduled to open May 2012, it will be the largest survey of Canadian contemporary art to take place outside of Canada. Featuring more than 60 artists, the goal of the exhibition is to encourage dialogue about contemporary art made in Canada.

2pm – Canadian Art NOW, Booth 1042
Canadian Art Now

Join Canadian Art Editor Richard Rhodes for a discussion of work by the Winnipeg-based artist Sarah Anne Johnson. The subject of a fall feature story in Canadian Art by critic Nancy Tousley, Johnson is currently a 2011 Sobey Prize nominee. The exhibition features works from her latest series Arctic Wonderland.

2pm – Info Booth2
Beyond our Borders: The International Scene

Join Deborah Harris, Managing Director of The Armory Show Modern, New York, for a tour highlighting US and European contemporary galleries. Discover new work by some of today’s rising young stars on the international art scene.

3pm – Art Toronto Stage
Buy Early, Buy Young

Join The Art Stylists, Manny Neubacher and Anya Shor, as they unveil their top picks from the vast crop of young contemporary artists at this year’s Art Toronto. They will discuss the reasons for their choices and encourage the audience to take chances on young talent and to fall in love with a variety of mediums and genres.

4pm – Art Toronto Stage
Kent Monkman in conversation with Steven Loft & Shirley Madill

Kent Monkman’s wry and engaging installation work continues to challenge and subvert institutional orthodoxy. Shirley Madill Director, Kitchener/Waterloo Art Gallery and Steven Loft Scholar in Residence, Ryerson Gallery and Research Centre will engage Monkman in a discussion of The Art Game, his latest work being exhibited at Art Toronto as well as recent exhibitions in Paris, Winnipeg and Montréal.

6pm – Room 204, Street Level
Power Talks
Presented by The Power Plant
Trevor Smith, The Museum in the Present Tense

Born in Regina, Trevor Smith is the inaugural Curator of Contemporary Art at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts – the oldest continuously operating museum in the U.S. Previously, Smith was Curator in Residence at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, and Curator at the New Museum in New York. Most recently, he was a curator of the 2011 Singapore Biennale: Open House. Smith will discuss his recent work developing the contemporary program for the Peabody Essex.

*Tickets to the Power Talks can also be purchased at the Harbourfront Centre Box Office,
$10 Power Plant Members. Included in daily Art Toronto admission.


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