Thank you to the AGO for including us at First Thursday!

Here are a few pics from the great night on Thursday August 1st at the AGO. Thank you to Doris Purchase for taking the shots. GetAttachment-3.aspx GetAttachment-2.aspx GetAttachment-1.aspx GetAttachment.aspx

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Art for the AGO on August 1st is coming in!

kianasbuttonsCome to the AGO to see these buttons by Kiana, a young emerging artist with a future as a brilliant cartoonist. There are 80 unique, hand-drawn pieces available!

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The vending machines will be installed for one night during the “First Thursday” party on August 1st. The theme for the night is miniatures, and that’s just what fits in a 2″ vending machine capsule. Get collectible work from:

Find the vending machines installed under Ai Wei Wei’s Snake on the second floor.

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Adriana Monti and Doris Purchase at Nuit Blanche

What a beautiful night. We spent 7 hours talking with the people of Toronto about our art, and about ideas. Thank you everyone for the warm glow!

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Nuit Blanche Touch the Light

Nuit Blanche Touch the Light

Gazing in to the light.

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Touch The Light- Nuit Blanche 2012

Artvendu Presents: The Northern Beaver Gallery’s Touch The Light.

Nuit Blanche 2012

In the Queen Street Alcove of the Edward Day Gallery at 952 Queen St. W.
Returning for a second year, artists Rebecca Houston, Doris Purchase and Adriana Monti use the Canadian-made Northern Beaver Vending Machines to play with light. Houston sets the vending machine aglow, a mother ship that will birth a wearable spark for you to carry off into the night. Purchase asks the question “Whose Art Is It?”, highlighting
craft and the work of the hand with a glow-in-the-dark button. Monti using the pages of an English Thesaurus plays with words and Le Siècle des Lumières ideas. For $2, you can participate in disseminating light, seeding the dark as the installation gradually
relinquishes the torch to be carried by many hands.

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Artvendu at York Fine Arts show.

The next installation of the Northern Beaver Gallery will be at Sign/Signified, the juried art show for students of York’s Fine Arts Program. A group of very talented students will fill pods for the machine. You could own a piece by an up and coming artist for just a few bucks!

At Artscape Triangle Gallery, March 1st to 18th, reception March 8th, 6-9pm.

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