by Sara Angel, The Grid, July 4, 2012
OVERWHELMED BY the offerings at this weekend’s Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition? Here’s a handy list to help aspiring collectors figure out what not to miss.
by Sara Angel, The Grid, December 14, 2012
PAINTER Dorian FitzGerald transforms ostentation into staggering beauty. Few of his canvases stand less than eight feet tall and tend to leave viewers gawking in awe.
by Sara Angel, The Grid, November 28, 2011
IF THERE was any question that Chris Curreri is Toronto’s newest art star, the crowd at the opening of the 33-year-old’s solo show, “Beside Myself,” should erase any doubts.
by Sara Angel, The Grid, October 21, 2011
GROWING UP in Grande Cache, a remote coal-mining town in Northern Alberta, Eamon Mac Mahon fell in love with the forest “as a place for freedom and adventure.”
by Sara Angel, The Grid, September 28, 2011
THE MASSIVELY successful all-night contemporary art event/ creative orgy/ outdoor bender Nuit Blanche returns this Saturday (running from 6:59 p.m. to sunrise).
by Sara Angel, The Grid, September 18, 2011
INSPIRED BY videogames like Myst and Diablo, Alex McLeod stopped using paint brushes and embraced the world of digital rendering.
by Sara Angel, The Grid, August 18, 2011
RUTH ORKIN’S American Girl in Italy is one of the most famous photographs anyone has ever taken, according to gallery owner Stephen Bulger.
A look inside the inspired world of Toronto jack-of-all-trades Gary Taxali, whose drawings, paintings and prints are currently on display in the Drake Hotel’s restaurant by Sara Angel The Grid, August 3, 2011 It’s not often that you hear a successful, … Continue reading
by Sara Angel, The Grid, July 20, 2011
THERE WAS a time when the Cameron Public House was infamous for being one of the city’s most disreputable bars.
by Sara Angel The Grid, July 9, 2011 Celebrating its 50th year, the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is not only Canada’s largest juried outdoor art exhibition, it’s also the city’s ultimate offering of affordable paintings, photographs, ceramics and crafts from emerging … Continue reading
The Accidental Collector: How One of the World’s Largest Bollywood Showcard Collections Landed at the ROM
by Sara Angel, The Grid, June 22, 2011
ANGELA HARTWICK appears fashionably out of place as she prepares to take the stage at the Royal Ontario Museum. It’s a cool Tuesday evening in June and the Kamloops-born Brigitte Bardot look-alike is taking part in a scholarly discussion of Bollywood visual culture.
by Sara Angel, The Grid, June 9, 2011
CELEBRATED Toronto photographer Sandy Nicholson has never been one for following conventions. But when he took pictures for his recent “0 to 100” project, he was surprised by how many of his own expectations he surpassed.
by Sara Angel, The Grid, May 27, 2011
AGO DIRECTOR Matthew Teitelbaum gives the Coles Notes on the gallery’s high-profile new exhibition.