Tuesday, November 10, 2009

New and Up Coming Attractions: TORONTO

Exhibits are in our town and I'm excited! See what appeals to your self

1. Gord Peteran: Furniture Meets Its Maker

September 8 to December 4

After a successful run at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, Toronto artist Peteran brings his solo show home. He uses thread, gears and other found materials for his one-off creations, which blur the line between sculpture and furniture.

University of Toronto Art Centre
15 King’s College Circ.
(416) 978-1838


2. In High Fashion: The Condé Nast Years, 1923­–1937

September 26 to January 3, 2010

Over 200 portraits of celebrities, political figures and designer fashions by former Vanity Fair and Vogue chief photographer Edward Steichen will be on display.

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas St. W.
(416) 979-6648


3. A Question of Place

To January 3, 2010

Three Canadian firms create installations that define the architectural typology of their cities.

Architecture Space, Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay W.
(416) 973-4221


4. Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006

November 10 to January 11

110 architectural models of buildings constructed primarily in Japan from 1996 to 2006, are presented against the backdrop of Japan’s socio-cultural and economic environment.

Design Exchange
234 Bay St.
(416) 361-6121

http://www.dx.org/ *In relation to my last entry on Japan!

5. Fashion Forward

October 24 to January 24

Designers, curators and historians present haute couture as a force for change.

Ontario College of Art & Design
100 McCaul St
(416) 977-6000


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