To celebrate #GivingTuesday and #OakvilleGives on November 29th, we're offering free guided tours of our exhibitions.Learn more
Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens
The work of Paris-based Canadian artist Zin Taylor probes the spaces between object and idea, form and thought. Taylor's work imagines the mind as a studio or a factory, where hazy and nebulous thoughts grow organically into abstract vocabularies of contour and curve. Language is central to his work, not as a means to explain, communicate or inform, but rather to speculate, negotiate and discuss.
For his exhibition at Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, Taylor employs familiar visual cues to continue these investigations, locating moments in which the intangible—sound, ideology, thought—finds articulation in aesthetic material and form. The exhibition brings together several separate bodies of work or “units," including a grouping of sculptural body-form torsos that reference and invert the material language of Auguste Rodin; a mobile that draws inspiration from the alphabet-like hanging structures of Alexander Calder; and a wall drawing that stretches throughout the gallery.
In celebration of Culture Days and Doors Open Oakville, join Oakville Galleries' curators for a guided tour of our fall exhibitions.Learn more
Exhibition tour to the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, the Art Gallery of Mississauga and Oakville Galleries. Ride the ARTbus and discover some of the fall's best exhibitions in the GTA!Learn more
Drop by Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens for a short exhibition tour and free mobile-making art activity inspired by the work of Zin Taylor.Learn more
Late American artist Judith Scott is widely known for her engrossing, enigmatic fibre sculptures. Enveloping found objects—from wood to magazines to bicycle wheels—in yarn, thread and knotted cloth, Scott created dynamic, strikingly original forms from the sparest of materials.Learn more