Faculty of Art faculty Rae Johnson participating in: Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto


Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto concentrates on a period of more than fifty years to consider the ways in which artists visualize Toronto

 
DateTuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:00am to Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:00am

Website

http:// www.utac.utoronto.ca/index.php/future-exhibitions/15-exhibitions/current-exhibitions-2/305-form-follows-fiction-art-and-artists-in-Toronto

Location

University of Toronto Art Centre University College 15 King’s College Circle Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7

Curated by internationally renowned Toronto-based artist Luis Jacob, Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto concentrates on a period of more than fifty years to consider the ways in which artists visualize Toronto. Presenting a thematic clustering of works by eighty-six artists, the exhibition is premised on the tendency of artists in this city to favour performative and allegorical procedures to articulate their sense of place. Four gestures – mapping, modelling, performing and congregating – serve as guideposts to a diverse array of artistic practices. The exhibition is a constellation of symbolic forms, or memes, that repeatedly appear in the work of artists of different generations; it presents a panorama of the blueprints that artists have drafted over many decades to give form to life in one of North America’s largest cities.

DateTuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:00am to Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:00am

Website

http:// www.utac.utoronto.ca/index.php/future-exhibitions/15-exhibitions/current-exhibitions-2/305-form-follows-fiction-art-and-artists-in-Toronto

Location

University of Toronto Art Centre University College 15 King’s College Circle Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:00am to Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:00am

Curated by internationally renowned Toronto-based artist Luis Jacob, Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto concentrates on a period of more than fifty years to consider the ways in which artists visualize Toronto. Presenting a thematic clustering of works by eighty-six artists, the exhibition is premised on the tendency of artists in this city to favour performative and allegorical procedures to articulate their sense of place. Four gestures – mapping, modelling, performing and congregating – serve as guideposts to a diverse array of artistic practices. The exhibition is a constellation of symbolic forms, or memes, that repeatedly appear in the work of artists of different generations; it presents a panorama of the blueprints that artists have drafted over many decades to give form to life in one of North America’s largest cities.

Venue & Address: 
University of Toronto Art Centre University College 15 King’s College Circle Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7
Website: 
http:// www.utac.utoronto.ca/index.php/future-exhibitions/15-exhibitions/current-exhibitions-2/305-form-follows-fiction-art-and-artists-in-Toronto
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