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A new catalogue and exhibition for Anna Yuschuk, Jon Claytor's video work at the Drake for Art Toronto, the 11th annual Toronto International Art Fair -- October is a whirlwind month for art in Toronto.

Let's get right to it. Enjoy!
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2 - 23 October . 2010

Opening celebration with the Artist: Saturday 2 October, 2-5pm

Oscillations is both an affirmation of the transcendence and of the re-birth of Yuschuk's process as a whole.  Indeed, the title of the series reveals what the artist herself describes as a reversal, a return to form. Born through a philosophy of constantly circulating energy, Oscillations no longer documents the artist's process of reconciling meaning, form and representation, but instead meditates upon its realization. ~ AJ Lloyd

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Anna Yuschuk's fifth solo exhibition with Ingram Gallery, Oscillations is the first new series since exhibiting Passage publicly at the Art Gallery of Peel in 2008.  To coincide with the opening of Oscillations, the gallery has published a new Anna Yuschuk catalogue that features Yuschuk's newest work as well as a look back to her signature canvases over the years.

My current work is loosely based on the structure of the mandala.  I am attracted to the shape of a circle as a geometric whole and by its traditional use as an object of contemplation. The word 'mandala' comes from a Sanskrit word that generally means 'circle', but the etymology of the word 'mandala' suggests not just a circle but a 'container of essence'. The image of the mandala represents for me repetitive patterns of life, no matter how complex or simple, contained in the wholeness of a circle. ~ Anna Yuschuk, 2010


Art Toronto 2010: Jon CLAYTOR, Peaceful Valley

Art Toronto is thrilled to collaborate with The Drake Hotel again this year, giving art revelers a place to put up their feet and fire up their minds.

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In marking its 11th year, Art Toronto (The Toronto International Fair) has worked hard to improve all that it has to offer.  This year's new off site video lounge at the Drake will feature a selection of videos from participating galleries. As part of this stellar new program, Jon Claytor's Peaceful Valley, 2010 will be screened throughout the duration of the Fair.

Art Toronto | October 28 - November 1 | Ingram Gallery | Booth #302


Bravo! Star Portraits: Jean Miller HARDING & Sara SNIDERHAN

Recently nominated for a Gemini, Bravo! Star Portraits is now in its second season. The smart television program matches three great artists to one famous Canadian and a Star Portraitportrait painting competition ensues! Sara Sniderhan was featured in Season 1, creating a powerful portrait of Enrico Colantoni.  

Season 2, Episode 7 sees acclaimed portrait painter Jean Miller Harding painting Tanya Kim. Harding's episode airs Saturday, October 23rd. You will have ample chance to tune in to see who wins as the episode will repeat throughout the week of the Art Fair.

Keep an eye out for both Jean Miller Harding and Sara Sniderhan as special guest artists at this year's Art Toronto opening night gala.


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The Gang's All Here
13 - 30 November . 2010

Artist's Reception: Saturday, 13 November 2-5pm

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Splish splash they were takin' a bath all on a Saturday night!

The Canadian king of collage returns with The Gang's All Here this November.  De Niverville's 2007 solo exhibition marked 50 years of Louis de Niverville exhibiting in Yorkville.  The Gang's All Here sees the return of de Niverville's iconic cast of characters.  Whether dining, dancing, or playing cards -- the characters re-acquaint themselves as they mingle and mix in theatrical settings presenting dream like scenes of domestic bliss.

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Left to Right: Alain BONDER, Sharon OKUN, Jean Miller HARDING, Jon CLAYTOR

The fun & fast-paced days of our September double exhibitions continue into October.  Whether at Yuschuk's opening, the Yorkville Art Walk, or on the floor of the Fair -- we know we will see you soon!  To get the month started most artfully, be sure to join Anna Yuschuk and all of us at the gallery for art and merriment this Saturday.

Opening celebration with Anna Yuschuk: Saturday 2 October, 2-5pm

We look forward to seeing you.

With best wishes,

Tarah Aylward, Director
Ingram Gallery