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  • moreless BACK, Doug
    Soft Passages

    Soft Passages

    Curiously, Oakville Galleries' 25th anniversary managed to sneak up on the staff. This unexpected arrival helped set the tone for marking the ...

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    Doug Back

    Doug Back

    Doug Back is a wizard. His 21st century alchemy draws on computers, motors, video cameras, body parts and everyday objects to create an otherwise ...

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  • moreless BADEN, Mowry
    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways brings together works by nineteen contemporary artists who view walking as an activity that unites bodily and mental freedom. Inspired by ...

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  • moreless BAGA, Trisha
    Depth of Perception

    Depth of Perception

    Playing between screen space and gallery space, surface and depth, the exhibition engages questions of materiality, embodiment and mutability with ...

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  • moreless BALLESTER, José Manuel
    Hyper Spaces

    Hyper Spaces

    Hyper Spaces focuses on this sense that we are standing at the threshold between the everyday and the extraordinary, the bizarre, the impossible. It ...

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  • moreless BARKHOUSE, Mary Anne
    Beaver Tales

    Beaver Tales

    As a parliamentary declared national symbol, the beaver holds special relevance for Canadians. For long over a century in Canada, the beaver's image ...

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  • moreless BARRÉ, Christian
    Urban Territories

    Urban Territories

    As its title suggests, Urban Territories / Territoires urbains is meant to be understood on different levels: it addresses not only the question of ...

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  • moreless BARRETTE, Bill
    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    On the occasion of her retirement from Oakville Galleries, Curator Marnie Fleming organizes You've Really Got a Hold on Me featuring select works ...

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    Mnemonic Devices

    Mnemonic Devices

    This exhibition, assembled from Oakville Galleries' permanent collection, brings together the work of ten contemporary artists who are grappling with ...

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    Revealing the Subject

    Revealing the Subject

    This gathering of works from Oakville Galleries's permanent collection suggests that the state of portraiture is likewise a category in flux, one ...

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  • moreless BATTERSBY, Cooper
    Burning Cold

    Burning Cold

    Burning Cold presents the work of visual artists from both above and below the 60th parallel who investigate myths of the North and reinterpret them ...

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  • moreless BAXTER&, IAIN
    Auto-Motive

    Auto-Motive

    Auto-Motive: World from the Windshield brings together eighteen artists who examine notions of place, perception and emotional experience from the ...

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  • moreless BÉDUÉ, Charles-Henry
    Where I Lived, and What I Lived For

    Where I Lived, and What I Lived For

    Oakville Galleries is located in the spaces of a once-private estate house and a public library. The two-part exhibition Where I Lived, and What I ...

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  • moreless BÉLANGER, Sylvie
    Contaminated Systems

    Contaminated Systems

    This exhibition explores the various ways that our society's interpretation of cultural and personal symptoms has been contaminated and suggests that ...

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    One Thing After Another

    One Thing After Another

    This exhibition explores pieces from Oakville Galleries Permanent Collection that deal with systems and formats in which contemporary artists have ...

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    Odd Bodies

    Odd Bodies

    Oakville Galleries presents Odd Bodies, a selection of works from the National Gallery's permanent collection of modern and contemporary art and ...

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  • moreless BELMORE, Rebecca
    Diabolique

    Diabolique

    Diabolique brings together twenty-one artists who address the impact of war, violence and human conflict on contemporary life.

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  • moreless BELMORE, Michael
    Beaver Tales

    Beaver Tales

    As a parliamentary declared national symbol, the beaver holds special relevance for Canadians. For long over a century in Canada, the beaver's image ...

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  • moreless BEN-DAVID, Maya
    Propped

    Propped

    To propose, to proposition, to prop up: Propped explores the varied functions and meanings of the prop in the work of contemporary Canadian artists, ...

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  • moreless BEN-NER, Guy
    Real Life

    Real Life

    Taken together, the work of these two artists creates a narrative in Real Life about the contradictions of the human condition: the need to live ...

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  • moreless BENNETT, John Alfred Everest
    Sublimation

    Sublimation

    Through acts of transformation, illusion and suspension, the works in this exhibition focus intently on the perceptual experience of the viewer.

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  • moreless BENOIT, Claude-Philippe
    Claude-Philippe Benoit

    Claude-Philippe Benoit

    Claude-Philippe Benoit’s photographic series, Société de ville, explores the beauty and anxiety associated with the fringes of surveyed urban space. ...

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  • moreless BÉRARD, Serge
    Isabelle Hayeur

    Isabelle Hayeur

    Inhabiting consists of a number of photographic works by Montréal artist Isabelle Hayeur, selected from three series. Through her choice of images ...

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  • moreless BERGERSON, Philip
    Is there a there there?

    Is there a there there?

    In bringing together visual images of suburbia from the collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary ...

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  • moreless BERNSTEIN, Charles
    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Art and poetry share a long and rich history, from the visual poetry experiments of the modernist avant-garde to the association of the Beat ...

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  • moreless BGL
    Burning Cold

    Burning Cold

    Burning Cold presents the work of visual artists from both above and below the 60th parallel who investigate myths of the North and reinterpret them ...

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  • moreless BLACK, Hannah
    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Art and poetry share a long and rich history, from the visual poetry experiments of the modernist avant-garde to the association of the Beat ...

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  • moreless BLASS, Valérie
    Freedom of Assembly

    Freedom of Assembly

    Drawing on the stuff of our everyday lives—such as newspapers, books, and readily available scrap—these artists take up collage as a strategy, rather ...

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    The Green of Her

    The Green of Her

    The works included in The Green of Her map out landscapes in unlikely sources—a fur muff, a floral carpet, the folds of a napkin—and imagine what new ...

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  • moreless BOISJOLY, Raymond
    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Art and poetry share a long and rich history, from the visual poetry experiments of the modernist avant-garde to the association of the Beat ...

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  • moreless BOLLIGER, Therese
    Therese Bolliger

    Therese Bolliger

    Occupying the gallery's four spaces, Four Echoes brings together a selection of recent drawings and sculptures. Throughout the exhibition, Bolliger ...

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    The Green of Her

    The Green of Her

    The works included in The Green of Her map out landscapes in unlikely sources—a fur muff, a floral carpet, the folds of a napkin—and imagine what new ...

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  • moreless BORSOS, Jeremy
    Addressing Oakville

    Addressing Oakville

    Nearly all the works in Addressing Oakville are now part of Oakville Galleries' permanent collection. They relate to a focus on the collection that ...

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    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    On the occasion of her retirement from Oakville Galleries, Curator Marnie Fleming organizes You've Really Got a Hold on Me featuring select works ...

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    Jeremy Borsos

    Jeremy Borsos

    Then Again has found an entirely novel way of exploring history as a creative tool, allowing us to reconsider the parameters of what constitutes ...

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    Re-Envisioning Habitat

    Re-Envisioning Habitat

    Presenting selected works from Oakville Galleries's permanent collection, Re-Envisioning Habitat examines the ways in which contemporary artists ...

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    Get a little closer...

    Get a little closer...

    Over the years, Oakville Galleries has been building a permanent collection that is gaining a national and international reputation. For this annual ...

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  • moreless BOURSIER-MOUGENOT, Céleste
    The Birds and the Bees

    The Birds and the Bees

    This exhibition aims to provide a refresher on the various ways avian and apian characteristics are being employed by contemporary artists. Rather ...

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  • moreless BOUTHILLIER, Rose
    Jessica Eaton

    Jessica Eaton

    Vibrant and enigmatic, Jessica Eaton's work considers the very nature of photography. Using a large format film camera, she has developed a complex ...

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  • moreless BOYCE, Martin
    Body: New Art from the UK

    Body: New Art from the UK

    The thirteen artists in this exhibition all take the body as the principal subject of their work. As a group, they represent two generations of ...

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  • moreless BOYLE, Shary
    Shary Boyle & Emily Vey Duke

    Shary Boyle & Emily Vey Duke

    For The Illuminations Project, artists Shary Boyle and Emily Vey Duke have come together over a period of more than ten years to collaborate on a ...

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    Out of Line

    Out of Line

    Out of Line brings together recent works by more than thirty contemporary artists from across Canada working in drawing's expanded field. ...

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  • moreless BPNICHOL
    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Down To Write You This Poem Sat

    Art and poetry share a long and rich history, from the visual poetry experiments of the modernist avant-garde to the association of the Beat ...

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  • moreless BRENER, Roland
    Is there a there there?

    Is there a there there?

    In bringing together visual images of suburbia from the collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary ...

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  • moreless BRETT, Tyler
    T&T

    T&T

    Onward Future represents the first substantial overview of the collaborative project T&T, initiated by the artists Tyler Brett (Bruno, Saskatchewan) ...

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    Weathervane

    Weathervane

    At a time when the effects of global warming might be twice as catastrophic as previously thought, and extreme climate events threaten us worldwide, ...

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  • moreless BRISTOL, Joanne
    Earthly Delights

    Earthly Delights

    This exhibition was inspired by Heironymous Bosch's elaborately detailed paintings created in the early 1500's. At first glance this famous triptych ...

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  • moreless BROWN, Adam David
    Novel Ideas

    Novel Ideas

    Novel Ideas explores the reincarnation of found objects and literary detritus in a collection of bookworks by eight international artists. The ...

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  • moreless BROWN, John
    Mnemonic Devices

    Mnemonic Devices

    This exhibition, assembled from Oakville Galleries' permanent collection, brings together the work of ten contemporary artists who are grappling with ...

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    Get a little closer...

    Get a little closer...

    Over the years, Oakville Galleries has been building a permanent collection that is gaining a national and international reputation. For this annual ...

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  • moreless BROWN, Tony
    Is there a there there?

    Is there a there there?

    In bringing together visual images of suburbia from the collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary ...

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  • moreless BUCKINGHAM, Matthew
    Surface Tension

    Surface Tension

    Moving beyond the traditional framework of photography, the meanings of the works in Surface Tension are not limited to the subjects of individual ...

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  • moreless BUECKING, Krista
    Out of Line

    Out of Line

    Out of Line brings together recent works by more than thirty contemporary artists from across Canada working in drawing's expanded field. ...

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  • moreless BURES MILLER, George
    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways brings together works by nineteen contemporary artists who view walking as an activity that unites bodily and mental freedom. Inspired by ...

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  • moreless BURLEY, Robert
    A Noble Line

    A Noble Line

    Appearing and disappearing depending on one's vantage point, the place where the sky meets land or sea has effectively instilled fear, wonder and ...

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  • moreless BURNS, Aileen
    The Talking Cure

    The Talking Cure

    Foregrounding video and performance, The Talking Cure features works made since the global financial crisis by six international artists.

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  • moreless BURTYNSKY, Edward
    Addressing Oakville

    Addressing Oakville

    Nearly all the works in Addressing Oakville are now part of Oakville Galleries' permanent collection. They relate to a focus on the collection that ...

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    Re-Envisioning Habitat

    Re-Envisioning Habitat

    Presenting selected works from Oakville Galleries's permanent collection, Re-Envisioning Habitat examines the ways in which contemporary artists ...

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    Uneasy Pieces

    Uneasy Pieces

    From anxiety about economic recession, warfare and the violence of international terrorism, to concerns about consumerism and the decentered world of ...

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    Get a little closer...

    Get a little closer...

    Over the years, Oakville Galleries has been building a permanent collection that is gaining a national and international reputation. For this annual ...

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    Ed Burtynsky

    Ed Burtynsky

    Edward Burtynsky, Landmarks features works from this incredible gift, many depicting Oakville's oil refinery and the recycling plants in nearby ...

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  • moreless BUTLER, Paul
    Freedom of Assembly

    Freedom of Assembly

    Drawing on the stuff of our everyday lives—such as newspapers, books, and readily available scrap—these artists take up collage as a strategy, rather ...

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  • moreless CAHILL, Cathy
    Fuzzy

    Fuzzy

    FUZZY explores the complex and loving relationships between people and pet animals. One of the main criteria for choosing these artists is their ...

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  • moreless CALE, Sarah
    Freedom of Assembly

    Freedom of Assembly

    Drawing on the stuff of our everyday lives—such as newspapers, books, and readily available scrap—these artists take up collage as a strategy, rather ...

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  • moreless CAMPBELL, Tammi
    Out of Line

    Out of Line

    Out of Line brings together recent works by more than thirty contemporary artists from across Canada working in drawing's expanded field. ...

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  • moreless CAMPBELL, Arabella
    Sublimation

    Sublimation

    Through acts of transformation, illusion and suspension, the works in this exhibition focus intently on the perceptual experience of the viewer.

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  • moreless CAMPBELL, Colin
    People Like Us

    People Like Us

    Pioneering Canadian artist Colin Campbell used video as a flexible and accessible medium for storytelling; his oeuvre is about characters and their ...

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  • moreless CAMPBELL, Jim
    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways brings together works by nineteen contemporary artists who view walking as an activity that unites bodily and mental freedom. Inspired by ...

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  • moreless CAMPUS, peter
    Depth of Perception

    Depth of Perception

    Playing between screen space and gallery space, surface and depth, the exhibition engages questions of materiality, embodiment and mutability with ...

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  • moreless CANELL, Nina
    Surface Tension

    Surface Tension

    Moving beyond the traditional framework of photography, the meanings of the works in Surface Tension are not limited to the subjects of individual ...

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  • moreless CARDIFF, Janet
    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    On the occasion of her retirement from Oakville Galleries, Curator Marnie Fleming organizes You've Really Got a Hold on Me featuring select works ...

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    Mnemonic Devices

    Mnemonic Devices

    This exhibition, assembled from Oakville Galleries' permanent collection, brings together the work of ten contemporary artists who are grappling with ...

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    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways

    Walk Ways brings together works by nineteen contemporary artists who view walking as an activity that unites bodily and mental freedom. Inspired by ...

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  • moreless CARON, Nathalie
    Serge Murphy

    Serge Murphy

    Reflecting a broad overview of Murphy's work over the last ten years, this exhibition comprises sculpture, collage, drawing and engraving.

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  • moreless CARR-HARRIS, Ian
    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    On the occasion of her retirement from Oakville Galleries, Curator Marnie Fleming organizes You've Really Got a Hold on Me featuring select works ...

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    Novel Ideas

    Novel Ideas

    Novel Ideas explores the reincarnation of found objects and literary detritus in a collection of bookworks by eight international artists. The ...

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    Get a little closer...

    Get a little closer...

    Over the years, Oakville Galleries has been building a permanent collection that is gaining a national and international reputation. For this annual ...

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    Revealing the Subject

    Revealing the Subject

    This gathering of works from Oakville Galleries's permanent collection suggests that the state of portraiture is likewise a category in flux, one ...

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  • moreless CARRIÈRE, Bertrand
    Bertrand Carrière

    Bertrand Carrière

    My first trips to Dieppe were made in 2002, creating a large-scale installation on the beach around the time the city was commemorating the sixtieth ...

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  • moreless CELESTINO, Magdalen
    Get a little closer...

    Get a little closer...

    Over the years, Oakville Galleries has been building a permanent collection that is gaining a national and international reputation. For this annual ...

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    One Thing After Another

    One Thing After Another

    This exhibition explores pieces from Oakville Galleries Permanent Collection that deal with systems and formats in which contemporary artists have ...

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    Odd Bodies

    Odd Bodies

    Oakville Galleries presents Odd Bodies, a selection of works from the National Gallery's permanent collection of modern and contemporary art and ...

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  • moreless CHALMERS, Catherine
    Catherine Chalmers

    Catherine Chalmers

    Viewing Catherine Chalmers's exhibition Food Chain is a little like watching The Sopranos on television. Both are about the drama of sex, intrigue, ...

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  • moreless CHAMBERS, Jack
    Soft Passages

    Soft Passages

    Curiously, Oakville Galleries' 25th anniversary managed to sneak up on the staff. This unexpected arrival helped set the tone for marking the ...

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  • moreless CHAPMAN, Jake & Dinos
    Diabolique

    Diabolique

    Diabolique brings together twenty-one artists who address the impact of war, violence and human conflict on contemporary life.

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    Body: New Art from the UK

    Body: New Art from the UK

    The thirteen artists in this exhibition all take the body as the principal subject of their work. As a group, they represent two generations of ...

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  • moreless CHEVALIER, Vincent
    Propped

    Propped

    To propose, to proposition, to prop up: Propped explores the varied functions and meanings of the prop in the work of contemporary Canadian artists, ...

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  • moreless CHUN, Youngmi
    Surface Tension

    Surface Tension

    Moving beyond the traditional framework of photography, the meanings of the works in Surface Tension are not limited to the subjects of individual ...

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  • moreless CLARK ESPINAL, Panya
    Soft Passages

    Soft Passages

    Curiously, Oakville Galleries' 25th anniversary managed to sneak up on the staff. This unexpected arrival helped set the tone for marking the ...

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    Panya Clark Espinal

    Panya Clark Espinal

    Taking a lesson from Martha Stewart, Panya Clark Espinal has explored the interior spaces of everyday domestic objects such as a wardrobe, a hatbox, ...

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  • moreless CLAXTON, Dana
    Diabolique

    Diabolique

    Diabolique brings together twenty-one artists who address the impact of war, violence and human conflict on contemporary life.

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  • moreless CLINTBERG, Mark
    Propped

    Propped

    To propose, to proposition, to prop up: Propped explores the varied functions and meanings of the prop in the work of contemporary Canadian artists, ...

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  • moreless COBURN, Wendy
    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    On the occasion of her retirement from Oakville Galleries, Curator Marnie Fleming organizes You've Really Got a Hold on Me featuring select works ...

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    The Birds and the Bees

    The Birds and the Bees

    This exhibition aims to provide a refresher on the various ways avian and apian characteristics are being employed by contemporary artists. Rather ...

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    Uneasy Pieces

    Uneasy Pieces

    From anxiety about economic recession, warfare and the violence of international terrorism, to concerns about consumerism and the decentered world of ...

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    The Green of Her

    The Green of Her

    The works included in The Green of Her map out landscapes in unlikely sources—a fur muff, a floral carpet, the folds of a napkin—and imagine what new ...

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    Beaver Tales

    Beaver Tales

    As a parliamentary declared national symbol, the beaver holds special relevance for Canadians. For long over a century in Canada, the beaver's image ...

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  • moreless COHEN, Lynne
    Lynne Cohen

    Lynne Cohen

    This major exhibition is the first comprehensive examination of Lynne Cohen's photographic work, from the mid-1970's to her most recent production. ...

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  • moreless COHENE, Aleesa
    Aleesa Cohene

    Aleesa Cohene

    For I Know You Know, the artist presents a complex network of narratives, objects and ideas bound by association. Each component of the show is the ...

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    Freedom of Assembly

    Freedom of Assembly

    Drawing on the stuff of our everyday lives—such as newspapers, books, and readily available scrap—these artists take up collage as a strategy, rather ...

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    Sobey Art Award

    Sobey Art Award

    Oakville Galleries is pleased to present Sobey Art Award: 2011 Ontario Long List, a group exhibition that takes the pulse of contemporary art-making ...

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  • moreless COHN, Norman
    Revealing the Subject

    Revealing the Subject

    This gathering of works from Oakville Galleries's permanent collection suggests that the state of portraiture is likewise a category in flux, one ...

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  • moreless COLLINS, Susan
    Outlook Express(ed)

    Outlook Express(ed)

    Outlook Express(ed) looks at how new media has offered artists Lois Andison, Susan Collins and David Rokeby innovative ways of thinking about time, ...

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  • moreless COLLINS, Paul
    Lakeshore

    Lakeshore

    For the past eight years, John Armstrong and Paul Collins have collaborated on painting, photography and publishing. Their collaboration ...

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  • moreless COLLYER, Robin
    Is there a there there?

    Is there a there there?

    In bringing together visual images of suburbia from the collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary ...

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    Re-Envisioning Habitat

    Re-Envisioning Habitat

    Presenting selected works from Oakville Galleries's permanent collection, Re-Envisioning Habitat examines the ways in which contemporary artists ...

    Open archive
    Get a little closer...

    Get a little closer...

    Over the years, Oakville Galleries has been building a permanent collection that is gaining a national and international reputation. For this annual ...

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    Contaminated Systems

    Contaminated Systems

    This exhibition explores the various ways that our society's interpretation of cultural and personal symptoms has been contaminated and suggests that ...

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  • moreless COUPLAND, Douglas
    Diabolique

    Diabolique

    Diabolique brings together twenty-one artists who address the impact of war, violence and human conflict on contemporary life.

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    Body: New Art from the UK

    Body: New Art from the UK

    The thirteen artists in this exhibition all take the body as the principal subject of their work. As a group, they represent two generations of ...

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  • moreless CRAIGHEAD, Alison
    Accumulated Outlook

    Accumulated Outlook

    Accumulated Outlook examines the way we look at the world through information that is both sourced and sampled. Like the companion exhibition Outlook ...

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  • moreless CREATES, Marlene
    Weathervane

    Weathervane

    At a time when the effects of global warming might be twice as catastrophic as previously thought, and extreme climate events threaten us worldwide, ...

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    Revealing the Subject

    Revealing the Subject

    This gathering of works from Oakville Galleries's permanent collection suggests that the state of portraiture is likewise a category in flux, one ...

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  • moreless CURNOE, Greg
    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    You've Really Got a Hold on Me

    On the occasion of her retirement from Oakville Galleries, Curator Marnie Fleming organizes You've Really Got a Hold on Me featuring select works ...

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    Where I Lived, and What I Lived For

    Where I Lived, and What I Lived For

    Oakville Galleries is located in the spaces of a once-private estate house and a public library. The two-part exhibition Where I Lived, and What I ...

    Open archive
    Soft Passages

    Soft Passages

    Curiously, Oakville Galleries' 25th anniversary managed to sneak up on the staff. This unexpected arrival helped set the tone for marking the ...

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    Construction Compulsion

    Construction Compulsion

    This exhibition explores themes of building and reconstruction in Oakville Galleries's permanent collection. The Centennial location features works ...

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  • moreless CURRERI, Chris
    Propped

    Propped

    To propose, to proposition, to prop up: Propped explores the varied functions and meanings of the prop in the work of contemporary Canadian artists, ...

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  • moreless CYTTER, Keren
    Keren Cytter

    Keren Cytter

    With their hand-held camerawork, abrupt edits and non-linear narratives, Keren Cytter's short films evoke an uncertain, frenzied atmosphere. Wine at ...

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