Monthly Archives: November 2015

Patrick Bernatchez at the MAC (part 1)

Patrick Bernatchez, Lost in Time, 2014, Film couleur transféré sur support numérique, 46 min, son (extrait). Coproduction Musée d’art contemporain et Casino Luxembourg avec le soutien du Conseil des arts et des lettres, Conseil des arts du Canada, Collection privée, Montréal As well as Dana … Continue reading

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Dana Schutz at the MAC

Dana Schutz, Swimming, Smoking, Crying, 2009. Oil on canvas; 45 x 48 in. Collection Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art I like Dana Schutz. She seems like a basically happy person. She makes colourful paintings, so I went to see them at … Continue reading

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Tote

Tote, date unknown (2009?), pencil, 8.5 x 11in

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Anhedonia

Anhedonia, 2008, pencil and pencil crayon, 16 x 11 in Anhedonia is the inability to experience pleasure from normally enjoyable activities. Drawn on the end page of a sketchbook.

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Felix Klein

Felix Klein, 2011, ink on tinted watercolour paper, 13 x 9in I was not so much interested that Herr Klein was a mathematician, than that I found his portrait in a history of fashion picture book. His crisp, dark suit is a typical example … Continue reading

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Beltracchi Villa

Beltracchi Villa, 2015, pencil, ink, and gouache on tinted paper, 15 x 19in The story of Wolfgang Beltracchi is fascinating. All successful art forgers are talented, exacting and cunning. Here’s a guy who made up an elaborate back story with … Continue reading

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Art reviews

Apparently no-one reads art reviews anymore. http://canadianart.ca/features/tldr-no-one-reads-art-reviews-anymore/

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