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Josh Thorpe: A dog at sea

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Blue Sea Soft Pastel on Paper 9" X 12" © Josh Thorpe
Josh Thorpe: A dog at sea
Curated by: Josh Thorpe

179 Canal Street
New York, NY 10013
May 31st, 2013 - June 28th, 2013
Opening: May 31st, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://3agallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
tribeca/downtown
EMAIL:  
mieko3agallery@gmail.com
PHONE:  
212-219-7523
OPEN HOURS:  
Thursday, Friday 2-5pm and by appointment
TAGS:  
poems, sound, mixed-media, conceptual

DESCRIPTION

Poems about wayward dogs, loose figurations in low light, a large wall painting about a Roman toga. Maybe some ukulele or electric guitar. Doodles, sketches, funny faces, nocturnes. 

 

Josh Thorpe makes installations, paintings, drawings, music, and texts. He teaches writing at University of Toronto and works at a heritage architecture firm. Recent work includes exhibitions or special projects at Toronto Sculpture Garden, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Plug In ICA, Printed Matter, and David Roberts Art Foundation, UK. Articles and interviews have been published by Canadian Art, Border Crossings, and the Power Plant, and in 2009 Art Metropole published Thorpe's book, Dan Graham Pavilions: A Guide. In 2011, Thorpe was a finalist in the Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts Artist Award and was elected to the Sobey Art Award Ontario Long List. For images and information, please go to www.joshthorpe.com.