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  • moreless SABOURIN, John
    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 SALZMAN, Gregory
    Patrick Faigenbaum

    Patrick Faigenbaum

    Patrick Faigenbaum (born in Paris in 1954 and still living there) first became known in the late eighties for his series of pictures of Italian ...

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  • moreless SAMADIAN, Seifollah
    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 SANADER, Daniella
    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 SASAKI, Jon
    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 SAWTELL, Scott
    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 SCHIPHORST, Thecla
    Thecla Schiphorst

    Thecla Schiphorst

    Felt Histories (re: the fact of a doorframe) is a computer interactive sound and video installation in which the viewer's touch and proximity ...

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  • moreless SCHWARZ, Judith
    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 SCHWEBEL, Joshua
    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 SCIARRINO, Jennifer Rose
    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 SCOTT, Walter
    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 SCOTT, Judith
    Judith Scott

    Judith Scott

    Enveloping found objects—from wood, jewelry and magazines to bicycle wheels and plastic tubing—in yarn, thread and knotted cloth, Scott's works take ...

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  • moreless SCOTT, John
    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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  • moreless SHAUGHNESSY, Jonathan
    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 SHORE, Stephen
    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 SIMON, Kim
    Ben Reeves

    Ben Reeves

    The matter of how to speak to painting in contemporary art is revisited with fair regularity. As viewers, determining where meaning lies within ...

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    Karilee Fuglem

    Karilee Fuglem

    Employing modest materials such as plastic bags, chewing gum, tape and fishing line, the work of British Columbia born Montreal artist Karilee Fuglem ...

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  • moreless SKELTON, Carl
    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 SMARCH JR., Doug
    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 SOFT TURNS
    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 SOO, Mark
    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 SOURKES, Cheryl
    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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    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 SPERO, Nancy
    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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    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 STEELE, Lisa; Kim Tomczak
    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 STEINBACH, Haim
    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 STEWART, Penelope
    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 STILLWELL, Jennifer
    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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    The Jennifer Show

    The Jennifer Show

    The common factor linking the work in The Jennifer Show is simple. Each artist has been chosen because she meets the basic requirement for the ...

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  • moreless STINGEL, Rudolf
    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 STOREY, Alan
    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 STRAITON, Ken
    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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    Ken Straiton

    Ken Straiton

    Ken Straiton is one photographer who has been remarkably successful at capturing a good deal of Tokyo's essence. His compelling Tokyo registers the ...

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  • moreless SUBRIN, Elisabeth
    After My Own Heart

    After My Own Heart

    After My Own Heart brings together a group of artists whose works demonstrate an active commitment to feminist world-making. While the works in this ...

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  • moreless SUGIMOTO, Hiroshi
    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 SULLIVAN, Derek
    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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    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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    Derek Sullivan

    Derek Sullivan

    Featuring installations of books, screens and furniture sculptures; wall drawing; and a selection of works evoking decorative mirrors from his ...

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  • moreless SUPERFLEX
    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 SWORN, Corin
    Corin Sworn

    Corin Sworn

    Corin Sworn presents here her first solo exhibition in an Ontario museum, bringing together two works that focus on perception, chance, and the ...

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  • moreless SYMS, Martine
    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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