Collection Friday!
Tony Urquhart, Stairways, 1988.
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Collection Friday!

Tony Urquhart, Stairways, 1988.

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Big announcement! Here’s the line-up for the winter DOUBLE MAJOR talks!

We can’t wait to hear from local author Denise Chong and Carleton history professor Matthew Bellamy on Tuesday, 14 January!

See you there!

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Ottawa Art Scene: January 9 - 15

Welcome back everyone! The campus is busy again (as experienced by the me on the bus commute to work) and it’s great to get back in the swing of things. It’s been a SUPER busy week at the gallery because everyone has been dropping off their art work (so much art work!!) for the 3rd Carleton Community Art Exhibition. It was quite a task to find space on the walls for everything, but it’s going to look amazing now that we’ve figured it out!

The show officially opens on Monday, 13 January at noon, so if you’re on campus, please drop by! There will be music, snacks, drinks, and a LOT of art.

Jennifer Lefort’s exhibition Red+Yellow+Blue If Ever There Was at Patrick Mikhail Gallery has been extended until January 17th, so go check out her large-scale paintings if you missed it last month. With this new series, Lefort explores the nature and language of abstract painting, reflecting on duality or “in-betweeness” of the painted space.

A couple other exhibitions are closing soon, including Sell Out? at the Ottawa Art Gallery, David Barbour: Home, at the City Hall Art Gallery, and Tavi Weisz: One Last Time at the Karsh Masson Gallery. Tavi Weisz will be doing a performance during the closing party on Saturday night.

A solo exhibition of Elise Rasmussen’s work, Finding Ana, opened last weekend at Gallery 101. Rasmussen’s photographs document a trip to Cuba to find a series of previously lost sculptures of the Cuban-American artist Ana Mendieta. A video about Mendieta’s tragic death, entitled Variations, also accompanies the exhibition.

Have a good weekend!

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Upcoming Event at CUAG: Opening Reception for the Third Carleton Community Art Exhibition

The artworks from YOU have been filling up the gallery over the past three days. Thank you to everyone for submitting! We will be celebrating the opening of the Carleton Community Art Exhibition with a special lunchtime reception on Monday, January 13th at noon.

Please invite friends and family to check out all the great paintings, photographs, prints, and sculptures. The President of Carleton University, Roseann O’Reilly Runte, will also be at the reception with some special words for the creative Carleton community!

Hope to see you there!

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On View: Laura Letinsky, Untitled #64, 2002. From the series Hardly More Than Ever. Chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist and Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York.

Are you doing a cleanse in January? They seem to be all the rage this time of year, from Bon Appetit to goop. This minimalist  still life composition by photographer Laura Letinsky seem to fit perfectly with the trend.

Distract yourself from detox and visit the exhibition, Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs, 1997-2012. It will close on January 19th.

6Laura Letinsky, current exhibitions, new years resolutions, medium,

Collection Friday!
Irene Whittome, La Gauchtière No. 9, 1982.
Fabric on photograph, with graphite, foamcore, and paint mounted in glazed and hinged wooden box.
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Collection Friday!

Irene Whittome, La Gauchtière No. 9, 1982.

Fabric on photograph, with graphite, foamcore, and paint mounted in glazed and hinged wooden box.

6collection friday, Irene Whittome, medium,

Ottawa Art Scene: January 2 - 8

Happy New Year!

Classes don’t begin at Carleton until Monday, so you’ve got a few days to enjoy some art-inspired outings.

Tomorrow night, get a woman’s perspective with the group exhibition GAZE. Curated by Carleton student and local photographer Olivia Johnston, the show is full of local talent, including Blair Smith and Gillian King. Plus the $10 stick + poke tattoos are back.

Speaking of the female gaze, Venus Envy has moved to a new location on Bank St., and they are celebrating on Sunday night with a Filthy Dirty Art Show, full of titillating (sorry, I had to) artworks, plus live painting by Fall Down Gallery’s Robbie Lariviere.

Also on Sunday, Petra Halkes’ new solo exhibition opens at Cube Gallery. Her paintings from the series Window Shopping show Ottawa at night, while Reflections also focuses on how scenes are blurred and layered when seen through window panes.

We’re open all weekend so stop by for your last chance to see Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs and The Nature Beasts in 17th-Century Prints. Who knows - maybe the whole canal will be open and you can skate here!

Stay warm everyone!

6ottarts,

On View: Carleton Curatorial Lab (CCL): The Nature of Beasts in 17th-century Prints 
Matthias Greuter (1564/66-1638) after Virgil Solis (1514-62), Fourteen Animals, c. 1581-90). Etching from a model-book. Private collection.
Artist model-books traditionally recorded the motifs used and adapted in the master’s workshop. The oldest synonym for “model-book” is “pattern book” (15th century) - “pattern” is etymologically related to “patron” in the sense that a patron provided a model to be copied.
The Nuremberg workshop of Virgil Solis produced the book illustrations (woodcuts for Bibles, Aesop’s Fables and Ovid’s Metamorphoses) as well as pictorial playing cards, and model-book prints. Solis’s tiny and widely-imitated designs, in particular his grotesque friezes, served as models for decorating finely detailed objects such as etched glass goblets and metal chalices.
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On View: Carleton Curatorial Lab (CCL): The Nature of Beasts in 17th-century Prints

Matthias Greuter (1564/66-1638) after Virgil Solis (1514-62), Fourteen Animals, c. 1581-90). Etching from a model-book. Private collection.

Artist model-books traditionally recorded the motifs used and adapted in the master’s workshop. The oldest synonym for “model-book” is “pattern book” (15th century) - “pattern” is etymologically related to “patron” in the sense that a patron provided a model to be copied.

The Nuremberg workshop of Virgil Solis produced the book illustrations (woodcuts for Bibles, Aesop’s Fables and Ovid’s Metamorphoses) as well as pictorial playing cards, and model-book prints. Solis’s tiny and widely-imitated designs, in particular his grotesque friezes, served as models for decorating finely detailed objects such as etched glass goblets and metal chalices.

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Collection Friday!
David Milne, Snow and Mist, 1918. Watercolour on paper.
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
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200
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f/9
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1/3th
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100mm

Collection Friday!

David Milne, Snow and Mist, 1918. Watercolour on paper.

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