REFLECT:TROPIC

Christie Lau and Kirk Mechar Running from: November 18 - December 16 Navillus Gallery is pleased to present Christie Lau and Kirk Mechar’s Reflect:Tropic, with selected small to large size paintings and sculptural pieces. The two artists find their inspiration within nature; however, they explore their mediums in drastically different

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Infinity Pool

Navillus Gallery is pleased to present INFINITY POOL, an exhibition featuring the work of Contemporary Canadian Abstract Painter Julie Gladstone. Toronto - 28 May - 27 June 2015 Julie Gladstone, Upstream, Oil and Spray Paint on Panel, 24 x 24 IN Julie Gladstone, Reservoir, Oil on Latex on Panel, 36 x

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YOU + ME

Navillus Gallery is pleased to present YOU + ME, a group exhibit that explores depictions of the human figure.  Toronto,  16 April - 16 May 2015     YOU + ME features a group of young artists with fresh and interesting approaches to the human body and portraiture. From the grotesque to the

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There’s a Party in My Paints!

Navillus Gallery proudly presents There’s a Party in My Paints!, an exhibition featuring the work of Canadian Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painter, Zac Kenny. Toronto – 11 September – 1 November – There’s a Party in My Paints!  features the work of Zac Kenny, an artist who draws inspiration from the belief that people,

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The Changing Space of the Art Gallery

A few weeks ago, those who could get a ticket eagerly gathered at the Art Gallery of Ontario to watch Patti Smith perform. The event was part of the AGO’s new “First Thursday’s” series,  featuring musical performances, drinks, DJ’s, book readings and artists talks, while the creative, fashionable and artistically

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Happy Birthday Agnes Martin

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection. – Agnes Martin, born this day, 1912

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Beautiful things this week: The art wall

You may notice a bit of a theme to this week’s post… The art wall is an amazing way to start an art collection on a budget. If you are nervous about investing in a large scale painting, you can instead start to buy smaller drawings, prints (check out SunsetBLVD

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Translating Art into Your Wardrobe

Over time many of the most famous and widely renowned artists have collaborated with fashion power houses and created wearable pieces of art. In many cases these garments can be elaborate, avant-garde, and adorn the daring and fashion-forward. Take for example Surrealist designer Elsa Schiaparelli’s collaborations with Salvador Dali that

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Why do we go to galleries?

“A big, very large, smaller or medium size building divided up in various rooms. On the walls hang small, medium sized or large canvasses. Thousands of canvasses. Thanks to the application of various colours we see pieces of “nature.” Animals in light and shade, drinking water, standing near the water,

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Fashion at the MET

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is not one to shy away from the merging of fine art and fashion. They have had a string of exhibitions that mark these relations ever since the box-office smashing McQueen exhibit in 2011. While their new one is not as

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