April 25 – May 17, 2015 Opening Reception: April 25, 2015, 2-5 p.m.
Adrian Fish The Aquaphilia Project IV: Critical Infrastructure
the fourth iteration of The Aquaphilia Project entitled Critical
Infrastructure, photographer Adrian Fish investigates contemporary
municipal wastewater treatment facilities. Our curiosity as to the fate
of what happens after we flush a toilet or turn on a tap is limited.
Seldom do we think about how different the nature of contemporary urban
life would be without water and wastewater treatment. The incredible
investment required in increasingly advanced technologies to safely
neutralize organic matter in the 21st century requires facilities rarely
seen. Fish's interest is in probing the aesthetics of the critical
infrastructure upon which we are entirely dependent.
David Holt Arcadia
small-scale paintings playfully depict idyllic landscapes, bathers, and
views of ancient architecture. His inspirations include 17th century
Italianate landscapes, ruins, and mythological paintings, as well as
late Edo era landscapes by Japanese literati painters.
recipient of a painting grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation and
an artist’s residency at the Ragdale Foundation, Holt has exhibited
extensively and taught for many years in the US, where he chaired the
art department at Marymount College (later of Fordham University) in
Tarrytown, New York. Since 2005 he has lived and worked in Toronto,
teaching art at Upper Canada College.
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Gallery 1273 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1X8 (3
doors west of Dovercourt). Gallery Hours: Wed - Sat 12 to 5 pm, and Sun
1 to 4pm. Artist is in attendance on Sundays and for the reception.
For more information please contact the gallery director at 416-516-2581 or visit: www.loopgallery.ca
As a follow-up to her 2014 show, Between Here and There, Dudley continues to mine generations of family history discovered while preparing for a move. A stack of old boxes found in a closet reveal history, nature, and likeness in random photos dated from the 1920s through to the early 1960s. While many of the images she uncovered were documentary evidence of events and milestones, Dudley chooses to focus on candid images and casual family gatherings. These natural interactions allow the subjects to shine through with authenticity. She re-photographs the originals and alters each in a way to suggest the marking of time and erosion of memory. Finally, the images are ‘laid to rest’ in a forested setting derived from a series the artist shot in the Canadian Shield.
March 28-April 19, 2015 Opening Reception: March 28, 2015, 2-5 PM Q & A: Sunday, April 19, 2015
LowBeer'snew series of oil paintings is a discourse in animating the landscape. A palette of greys, purples and greens, and the construction of push-and-pull render the figure over fields and bush. She plays with dimension; some paintings even wrap around a corner, or read sequentially like a book, as they defy the rectangle. This is LowBeer's fifth exhibition at loop. She studied printmaking at the venerated Atelier 17 in Paris and her work has won numerous prizes. Her art is found in private and public collections in New York, Paris, Montreal and Toronto including London's Victoria & Albert Museum and the Bibliothèque National de Paris, France.
loop Thanks: AUDAXlaw Sumac.com loop Gallery1273 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1X8 (3 doors west of Dovercourt). Gallery Hours: Wed - Sat 12 to 5 pm, and Sun 1 to 4pm. Artist is in attendance on Sundays and for the reception. For more information please contact the gallery director at 416-516-2581 or visit: www.loopgallery.ca