The media artworks in this show at Toronto’s OCAD University tell a tale of symbiosis, intersections, and more-than-human relationality.
Entering World of Barbie felt like stepping through Oz, but the Oz that is Barbie: a James Turrell Ganzfeld-like diffusion of hyper-femme magenta pink.
A broken water fountain, a chopped-off tree, and an unusable garbage can are all attributed to Mayor John Tory in two artists’ satirical wall-label art piece.
Curated by Maya Wilson-Sanchez, works by Eric Gallardo, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Tania Willard, and more explore how public spaces reflect our past, present, and future.
The artist serves as a proxy through which the complexities of Gulf War politics, refugeeism, dictatorship, and resilience can be examined in intuitive and material ways.
Blurred Boundaries invites the viewer to recognize the ways in which queer art is not separate or other, but is actually always all around us.
Bey’s ceramics weave in cultural and familial themes, and reexamine, shatter, and incorporate older works to create layers of change in both form and meaning.
Alyssa Alikpala, Erika DeFreitas, Rihab Essayh, Eve Tagny, and Alize Zorlutuna consider entanglements of bereavement, spirit, and love in this Toronto exhibition.
The 13-foot sculpture of an elephant, initially created out of discarded sofas, was cast in bronze for the Art Gallery of Ontario’s first public art commission.
The ceramics-focused Earth Oracles is a garden of earthly delights, with sumptuous glazes and a mastery of the medium on proud display.
Seeing the Toronto Biennial of Art through my daughter’s eyes helped me push past some of its challenges by experiencing it on a primordial level.
Inspired by the multilayered histories of the city’s waterways, the biennial’s curatorial team has amassed an exciting array of contemporary Canadian and international artists, with a focus on Indigenous artists.