Now Open: Greater Toronto Art 2024, March 22–July 28.

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Oluseye

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits As an artist, he considered the different ways to sculpturally express the challenges Black communities have overcome to earn freedom, protect their dignity, and be considered Canadian. For the Loyalists of Preston, there was an additional consideration: how these people spent […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Aaron Jones

The lightbox showing Aaron Jones's "Conscious Energy on the Sea" on the west external wall of the building at night

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Recently, Jones has been exploring his home of southern Ontario. The circumstances of the last two years have sparked a consideration of how he might survive off his own basic skills and natural resources. Jones has researched plants, wildlife, and the […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Pamila Matharu

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Steichen’s Heavy Roses, Voulangis, France, 1914, is assumed to be the last photograph Steichen made in France, the same year that World War I began. The composition of roses is weighty and the flowers are slowly deteriorating—perhaps representing Steichen’s feelings at […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Documentation

Black wooden spinning tops in various shapes

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_documentation 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_videos 05_documentation 06_credits Documentation Installation views, MOCA Toronto 2021–2022. Photos by Toni Hafkenscheid.

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Parastoo Anoushahpour, Faraz Anoushahpour, Ryan Ferko

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Their new single-channel film Surface Rites starts with the Cathedral of the Transfiguration, a Catholic house of worship just north of Toronto in Markham, Ontario. Conceived of and financed by mining mogul Stephen Roman, the ornate, 14-story cathedral emerged as a […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Ashoona Ashoona and Alexa Hatanaka

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits For GTA21, the artists collaborated on one of the largest works each has produced to date. Uummatima tillirninga, I can feel my heart beat  (2021) is 11 feet high by 16 feet wide and comprises hundreds of smaller block prints—Ashoona working […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Sahar Te

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits The artist used the truck in Toronto for a performance in which breathing patterns replaced the sounds of demonstration and propaganda. After the performance, the truck arrived at MOCA. Parked on the third floor, its position and protective sheeting alter its […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Azza El Siddique

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits For GTA21, Azza El Siddique shares the third iteration of her series of works titled Begin in Smoke, End in Ashes. The project began following her research around the architecture of spaces of transformation, like burial chambers and temples. Lately, El […]

Greater Toronto Art 2021: Tom Chung

GTA21 SHop with Tom Chung's "50 Shelves (study for MOCA)" (2021) with GTA21 tote bags, notebooks, and publications

00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits 00_home 01_artists 02_gta360 03_publication 04_vidoes 05_gallery 06_credits Chung’s 50 Shelves (Study for MOCA) is a conceptual structure that embraces simple lines, modularity, local manufacturing and shared economies. Fifty identical aluminium units comprise the entirety of the Museum’s retail space. Together, the units form a perfect circle, but break […]