May 17th to June 14th, 2012
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 17th, 5 – 7 PM
AGO Art Rental + Sales Gallery, 481 University Ave.
The oddly sounding Season Creep refers to the noted shifts in the timing of seasons. Particularly, the term is used when describing an early spring, suggesting that the warm weather, green grass and blossoming flowers creep up slightly each year. This May, The AR+SG will present an exhibit of paintings and photographs that were selected in considering the meaning of the term Season Creep, which at once connotes the welcoming early warm weather and the negative environmental impact of such changes. Expect to see acid green colour palettes, rainy text-based photographs, and works representing death and rebirth with beautiful, unusual and, at times, playful results.
Exhibiting artists include:
- Tamara Bahry Paterson
- Nicholas and Sheila Pye
- Brendan George Ko
- Fausta Facciponte
- V. Tony Hauser
- Leigh Bridges
Works in this exhibition:
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About the Art Rental + Sales Gallery
Since 1965, The Art Gallery of Ontario’s Art Rental + Sales Gallery (AR+SG) has consigned artwork from Toronto’s top galleries and independent artists, including Olga Korper Gallery, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Bau-Xi Gallery, Georgia Scherman Projects, Feheley Fine Arts, Diaz Contemporary, and many more, totaling over 40 galleries, and more than 50 independent artists. Our entire rotating inventory of over 500 works is available for rent to AGO members (memberships available at AR+SG) and for purchase to everyone.