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Exposure

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nude (strikethrough), 2011 Ink and Uv Radiation on Cotton; Acrylic Latex on Mdf Support 66 1/8 X 46 7/8 In. © Susan Hobbs Gallery
Exposure

137 Tecumseth Street
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2H2
Canada
May 31st, 2012 - May 31st, 2012
Opening: May 31st, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.susanhobbs.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Queen West
EMAIL:  
info@susanhobbs.com
PHONE:  
416-504-3699
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed-Sat 11-5 or by appointment
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

With a selection of photographic or digitally-derived works by Scott Lyall, Arnaud Maggs, Liz Magor, and Althea Thauberger, Exposure makes tenuous connections to traditional figuration by pressing on the distinction of nude versus naked. Thauberger’s Ecce Homo and Maggs’s l’Origine du monde refer to seminal works of French painting but depict bodies—known and anonymous—in drastically different ways. Magor’s digital print 1902-1986 depicts a life memorialized and abstracted as a plaque on a much older tree. And Lyall’s nudes are wholly abstract images comprised of thousands of colours yet with no known referent; they are empty screens that are fully “loaded” yet remain completely bare.

On the second floor, the gallery will remount a version of their curated selection of work on paper following their presentation at Papier 12 including work by Ian Carr-Harris, Didier Courbot, Brian Groombridge, Patrick Howlett, Oliver Husain, Sandra Meigs, and Shirley Wiitasalo.

 For more information please contact the gallery or visit our website.