New Landscapes

Below is an essay I wrote earlier this year for Andrea Kastner’s solo exhibition, Conspicuous Collapse, at Hamilton Artists’ Inc.   Mountainous heaps of trash, vast spaces of disarray and neglect, remnants of the many things invariably left behind by many people. Andrea Kastner paints them with reverence. In this exhibition of twelve paintings, we […]

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Mined (Departures)

I’ve been out of the loop with art news this week but the few stories that did catch my eye were all about leaving in some form of another. It’s Charlie Hill’s last week at the National Gallery of Canada,¬†where he has been the curator of Canadian art since 1980. Katerina Atanassova has been named […]

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