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Saturday ArtSpeak Series: Merge (Audio)

April 27th, 2011

ArtSpeak Series: Merge 2011
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Recorded: Saturday, April 16, 2011 @ AGO Art Rental + Sales Gallery
Duration: 56:24

In conjunction with Merge, an annual exhibition showcasing emerging artists, Pamela Chang recently spoke with three Toronto based arts professionals about what you need to know to stay on top of the rising stars in the art market. This year’s exhibition featured works by Tristram Lansdowne, Jenn Law, Bogdan Luca, Amanda Nedham, Meryl McMaster and Alex McLeod.

ArtSpeak Participants:
Wil Kucey, owner/director, Le Gallery
Bill Clarke, Executive Editor of Magenta and art collector
Trish Boon, artist, arts educator, and arts writer

About the ArtSpeak Series

AR+SG host a series of FREE intimate discussions on the 3rd Saturday of the month, at 1:00 pm. Jennifer Bhogal, Coordinator of AR+SG, sits down with 3-4 prominent figures in the arts community to discuss an issue related to the exhibition on view. Everyone is welcome.

About the Art Rental + Sales Gallery

Since 1965, The Art Gallery of Ontario’s Art Rental + Sales Gallery (AR+SG) has consigned artwork from Toronto’s top galleries and independent artists, including Olga Korper Gallery, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Bau-Xi Gallery, Georgia Scherman Projects, Feheley Fine Arts, Diaz Contemporary, and many more, totaling over 40 galleries, and more than 50 independent artists. Our entire rotating inventory of over 500 works is available for rent to AGO members (memberships available at AR+SG) and for purchase to everyone.

ArtSpeak: Paralleling the Permanent Collection (Audio)

November 15th, 2010

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Recorded: Saturday, October 16, 2010 @ AGO Art Rental + Sales Gallery
Duration: 41:31

A conversation with AGO insiders about how the Contemporary Collection came to be, this discussion is connected to the AGO Art Rental + Sales Gallery’s Paralleling the Permanent Collection, an eye-opening new series of exhibitions that reveals how you can own art by the same artists whose works grace the walls of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Starting with the Contemporary Collection, AR+SG illustrates how the Canadian art icons are not unattainable. Featuring:

Shiralee Hudson, Interpretive Planner,
Maureen Boles, Acquisitions Assistant, Curatorial Affairs
Yael Dunkelman, former AGO Contemporary Curatorial Committee member

About the Saturday ArtSpeak Series

AR+SG host a series of FREE intimate discussions on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Prominent figures in the arts community discuss an issue related to the exhibition on view. Everyone is welcome.

ArtSpeak: A World Abandoned (Audio)

June 8th, 2010

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Jeffrey, Laurin. Canopy, 2008

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Recorded: Saturday, May 15, 2010 @ AGO Art Rental + Sales Gallery
Duration: 55:10

Jennifer Bhogal, AR+SG Coordinator, speaks with the DK Photo Group about their adventures jumping fences across Europe and North America, photographing abandoned, decaying buildings, including old coal mines, once extravagant mansions, and abandoned factories.

About the Saturday ArtSpeak Series

AR+SG host a series of FREE intimate discussions on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Prominent figures in the arts community discuss an issue related to the exhibition on view. Everyone is welcome.

Image: Jeffrey, Laurin. Canopy, 2008 Infrared Digital Photograph, 1/10 27 x 21 in.