Art Outside the Fair
Must-see exhibitions on across the city
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