The Village at Yonge

This is a recent impressionist painting I finished of part of the Gay Village in Toronto. Set against the grey of the road and sky, they are beacons drawing the eye in. The weather and light work together to bring us down to earth, away from the urban forest or flagpoles and banners and skyscrapers all […]


Unknown American, Susanna in a pink, green and yellow dress, sitting with friends, 1960s. Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario Purchase, with funds generously donated by Martha LA McCain, 2015 © Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s recent photography exhibit, “Outsiders: American Photography and Film, 1950s–1980s”, was a new, AGO-curated exhibition of more than 300 photographs and five films by such American masters of photography and cinema as Diane Arbus, Garry Winogrand, Nan Goldin, Gordon Parks and Robert Frank. Editor Sophie Hackett has turned the exhibit into […]