Art Out­side the Fair

Must-see ex­hi­bi­tions on across the city

Canadian Art - - Legacy -

1 FLORINE STETTHEIMER A painter, a Jazz Age sa­loniste—stettheimer was many things, but above all she was a woman ahead of her time. Her work is vi­brant and all too over­looked; catch a glimpse in this show cir­cu­lated by the Jewish Mu­seum in New York. Art Gallery of On­tario, 317 Dun­das St. W.

2 THE FAR­AWAY NEARBY: PHO­TO­GRAPHS OF CANADA FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES PHOTO ARCHIVE With more than 200 archival im­ages fea­tur­ing a range of sub­jects—from na­tional icons to ev­ery­day scenes—this ex­hi­bi­tion of­fers a slightly meta look at Cana­dian his­tory, and how this his­tory has been doc­u­mented and por­trayed in the Amer­i­can press. Ry­er­son Im­age Cen­tre, 33 Gould St.

3 HERE: LO­CAT­ING CON­TEM­PO­RARY CANA­DIAN ARTISTS Bring­ing to­gether 21 artists work­ing in a range of me­dia, this show looks at the many var­ied paths and sto­ries of Cana­dian iden­tity, and of­fers coun­ternar­ra­tives to the of­ten mono­lithic Canada 150 story. Aga Khan Mu­seum, 77 Wyn­ford Dr.

4 STAR­ING BACK AT THE SUN: VIDEO ART FROM IS­RAEL, 1970-2012 Some 35 lead­ing Is­raeli video artists are brought to­gether in this show, which gives a plat­form to the cul­tural and po­lit­i­cal work that has been made in Is­rael and be­yond over the last four decades. Kof­fler Gallery, 180 Shaw St.

1 Florine Stettheimer SELF POR­TRAIT WITH PAL­ETTE (PAINTER AND FAUN) 1915

4 Hila Lulu Lin FARAH KUFR BIRIM NO MORE TEARS (STILL) 1994

2 Un­known As­so­ci­ated Press pho­tog­ra­pher PRINCESS EL­IZ­A­BETH AT NI­A­GARA FALLS SPEAK­ING WITH ERNEST HAWKINS, MAYOR OF THE ON­TARIO COM­MU­NITY OC­TO­BER 14, 1951

3 Brette Ga­bel BLAN­KET (DE­TAIL) 2017

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