Toronto Star

FORMAL PLAY

Jaime Angelopoul­os creates seemingly effortless works of dizzying colour and form,

- By Murray Whyte

Jaime Angelopoul­os’s studio — and practice — exhibits with such an eager enthusiasm for colour and form that you can be dizzied into missing the nuances. But Angelopoul­os is engaged in rigorous formal play that describes an object’s trajectory from notion to reality. Drawings, maquettes and, finally, finished objects struggle against material — and gravity — to come into being, fully formed, like creatures from particular­ly vivid, best-remembered dreams. At MKG127 until Dec. 19.

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 ??  ?? A Willingnes­s to Break, a 2013 sculpture in Angelopoul­os’s studio, showed that year at the Idea Exchange in Cambridge as part of her solo show Heating the Hammer of Reason. Its absurd form is set off against its scale: Near human-size, it suggests a...
A Willingnes­s to Break, a 2013 sculpture in Angelopoul­os’s studio, showed that year at the Idea Exchange in Cambridge as part of her solo show Heating the Hammer of Reason. Its absurd form is set off against its scale: Near human-size, it suggests a...
 ?? MURRAY WHYTE ?? Jaime Angelopoul­os in her Sterling Rd. studio. Her new show, Retrace, opens at MKG127 on Saturday.
MURRAY WHYTE Jaime Angelopoul­os in her Sterling Rd. studio. Her new show, Retrace, opens at MKG127 on Saturday.
 ?? SIAN RICHARDS ?? A cluster of Angelopoul­os’s large-scale works sit at the back of the studio space, clamouring for elbow room. The effect is a visual delight of colour, texture and form.
SIAN RICHARDS A cluster of Angelopoul­os’s large-scale works sit at the back of the studio space, clamouring for elbow room. The effect is a visual delight of colour, texture and form.
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