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“Big Winner” is a collection of ten small prints that showcases Carl David Ruttan’s approach to collage and printmaking. The edition is limited to fifty.
How do we read the collage work of Carl David Ruttan? Printoptik acts as a lens presenting several points of view on this question. Essays by Mark Grenon, Meaghan Thurston, and Henri Michaud explore the different ways in which the artist uses collage in his work.
Dave Todaro‘s work is about relationships and in the case of “Switch”, his newest series of paintings, the work is about the relationship between mankind, electricity, and the natural world. This catalogue with essay and interview by Ric Kasini Kadour presents the whole series, which was on display at Galerie Maison Kasini in Montreal, September 15-October 15, 2011.
Maison Kasini announces the publication of a new 'zine: Tremendous Tales by Christopher Olson.
Tremendous Tales is a bi-monthly ‘zine that features the microfiction and illustrations of Christopher Olson. The 'zine is 8"x5", 28+ pages, and full-color.
Volume One was released in August 2011. Tremendous Tales is available by subscription or by purchasing single issues.
Between 2006 and 2008, Montreal-based artist Kirsten McCrea painted a portrait of every single person named in the Le Tigre song Hot Topic plus the band members. The collection of sixty paintings makes up the “Hot Topic” series which was on view at Galerie Maison Kasini August 3 to September 10th, 2011.
David Orfé presents a series of acrylic on canvas paper that blends Victorian portrait with Kirituhi-inspired patterns of the Maori. The result is a body of work that plays with the imagery of colonialization and cultural imperialism to make a unique cultural expression. The catalogue presents the work exhibited at Galerie Maison Kasini in Montreal, March 30 to May 7, 2011 and contains an essay by Ric Kasini Kadour that explores Orfé's work and 12 full-colour images.
The world of Daryl Vocat is not all lollipops and roses. It is a world teeming with angst and alienation, sexual intimacy and power play. The catalogue presents the work exhibited at Galerie Maison Kasini in Montreal, January 12th to February 5th, 2011. It contains an essay by Ric Kasini Kadour that explores Vocat's work from 2002 to 2007 and 34 full-colour images.