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Present Tense: Mark Bell

July 16, 2003 to October 12, 2003

Present Tense: Mark Bell

Mark Bell
22/04/02, 2002
watercolour on paper.
© 2003 Mark Bell.


Toronto painter Mark Bell shows the entirety of a daily watercolour series made in 2002 in which he selected and copied a photo from the morning newspaper. Best known for laborious black-on-black paintings based on archival photography, Bell executed these small works in counterpoint to his main project.

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Present Tense is generously supported by

The Contemporary Circle

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