ArtSlant - Recently added en-us 40 Group Show - Mercer Union - A Centre for Contemporary Art - May 11th 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Doors open at&nbsp;6 PM&nbsp;&ndash; Draw at&nbsp;7 PM</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><br /></strong>Mercer Union has asked 25 artists to each contribute a work on paper produced in an edition of 5, less than or equal to 20&Prime; x 30&Prime;. That means 125 chances for you to take home a unique work of contemporary art, while supporting Toronto&rsquo;s leading artist-run centre. Purchase a ticket to be guaranteed a work at the event &ndash; ticket numbers will be drawn in random order giving you one minute to select. Enjoy complimentary food and beverages as participants vie for their favourites!</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Each $175 ticket entitles the holder to one edition, to be selected by numbered draw&nbsp;the night of the event. Improve your chances of getting first pick of your favourite work by purchasing a Collector 3 Pack for $500. All ticket purchasers will have an hour to preview editions on offer before the ticket draw begins.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><a title="Buy Tickets" href=";id=ccf2528a6c&amp;e=fe70d70643" target="_blank">Buy Tickets</a></p> Sun, 01 May 2016 06:48:01 +0000 Barbara Astman - Corkin Gallery - May 6th - May 31st <p><br class="Apple-interchange-newline" />Corkin Gallery invites you to celebrate Barbara Astman, as we survey her 40 years of photo-based media innovation.</p> <p>Barbara&nbsp;Astman&nbsp;pioneered the artistic use of both&nbsp;analogue&nbsp;and digital reproduction techniques. She is among the first to discover and explore technological practices and concepts--signifiers in contemporary art. Merging technology with the handmade,&nbsp;Astman's&nbsp;practice explores themes&nbsp;<br />of glass ceilings, women's issues, and how media informs current thinking.</p> <p>"Looking: Then and Now" is a Featured Exhibition in the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.</p> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:01:56 +0000