Visual Arts

Events listing

Pedro Cabrita Reis: fourteen paintings, the preacher and a broken line

September 20, 2014-January 4, 2015

The Power Plant is pleased to present the first Canadian solo exhibition of work by Portuguese artist Pedro Cabrita Reis.

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Julia Dault: Color Me Badd

September 20, 2014-January 4, 2015

The Power Plant presents a major solo exhibition of work by New York-based artist Julia Dault.

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Shelagh Keeley: Notes on Obsolescence

September 20, 2014-January 4, 2015

The Power Plant is pleased to present a commissioned project by Toronto-based artist Shelagh Keeley.

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Visual Arts Exhibitions Fall 2014: Suburban Life

September 27-December 27, 2014

Suburban life has a profound legacy. For many of our fall exhibitions we have invited artists from a variety of visual arts disciplines to explore the cultural and personal significance of the suburbs.

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POWER TALKS / Bisi Silva: Curating Africa? The Shifting Curatorial Paradigm

October 24, 2014

Bisi Silva is the Director of Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos. She will discuss the evolving art dynamics in Nigeria.

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POWER TALKS / Saskia Bos: Not Quite Meant for Above the Couch

October 25, 2014

Saskia Bos has been the Dean of The School of Art at The Cooper Union in New York City. She will discuss the influence of global art market on the careers of emerging artists.

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POWER TALKS / Haro Cumbusyan: Private Collections in Public (Collecting Collections)

October 26, 2014

Haro Cumbusyan is a collector of contemporary art who will take a critical look at different collecting practices.

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October 28, 2014

Get behind the scenes of the contemporary art world with members of the gallery’s creative team and exhibiting artists. FREE for students with ID.

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SUNDAY SCENE / Susan Schelle

November 2, 2014

Susan Schelle is Associate Professor, Visual Studies at the University of Toronto. She will discuss Pedro Cabrita Reis’ exhibition at The Power Plant.

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November 5, 2014

Mark Bradford is a LA-based artist who will discuss his artistic practice.

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Day of the Dead ofrendas

November 8- 9, 2014

All throughout the weekend, patrons will be able to visit the various ofrendas (altars to the dead) created by community groups and artists. Ofrendas are the most important element of Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico and are works of art meant to honour the memory of deceased loved ones.

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SUNDAY SCENE / Heather Nicol

November 9, 2014

Heather Nicol is a Toronto based artist and curator who will discuss the work of Shelagh Keeley's exhibition at The Power Plant.

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