Food for Thought and Select Works


Food for Thought and Select Works, oil paintings by Ali Sheikh

 
DateTuesday, October 8, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, November 8, 2019 - 6:15pm

Phone

416-977-6000, ext. 2529

Cost

Free

Email

mchudolinska@ocadu.ca

Location

Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street.

This exhibition brings together a collection of oil paintings inspired by surrealist works with a contemporary exploration of meaning, intimacy and relationships. Ali Sheikh wrote:

This body of work sums up my first venture into oil portraiture. The series of three, inspired by surrealist works, explores the strange charm of a piece lacking context and the concept of finding meaning from nonsense, through dreamlike backdrops and hovering produce. Humidity aims to create an intimate, almost uncomfortable experience for the viewer, either provoking a sense of understanding with the subject or rather an awkward, claustrophobic feeling. The double portrait Affixed depicts two figures, partly converging, and is inspired by the relationship between how close one can be to another yet how little one may actually know about the other.



Five portraits combined in one image
DateTuesday, October 8, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, November 8, 2019 - 6:15pm

Phone

416-977-6000, ext. 2529

Cost

Free

Email

mchudolinska@ocadu.ca

Website Location

Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street.

Calling all alumni entrepreneurs
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, November 8, 2019 - 6:15pm

This exhibition brings together a collection of oil paintings inspired by surrealist works with a contemporary exploration of meaning, intimacy and relationships. Ali Sheikh wrote:

This body of work sums up my first venture into oil portraiture. The series of three, inspired by surrealist works, explores the strange charm of a piece lacking context and the concept of finding meaning from nonsense, through dreamlike backdrops and hovering produce. Humidity aims to create an intimate, almost uncomfortable experience for the viewer, either provoking a sense of understanding with the subject or rather an awkward, claustrophobic feeling. The double portrait Affixed depicts two figures, partly converging, and is inspired by the relationship between how close one can be to another yet how little one may actually know about the other.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000, ext. 2529
Cost: 
Free
Five portraits combined in one image
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