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AutoPlasmic – Talk and Preview

AutoPlasmic – Talk and Preview

March 14, 2011 | Published by MMA
This Thursday March 17 at 6pm, artists Michael Davidson, Jacques Oulé and Mario Scattoloni will speak about their work at the Museum. We hope you will all join us for this talk and the reception. Here’s a preview of AutoPlasmic, … Continued
It’s AutoPlasmic

It’s AutoPlasmic

March 10, 2011 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art presents AUTOPLASMIC Michael Davidson, Jacques Oulé, Mario Scattoloni March 12 – May 28, 2011 Artists’ Talk and Reception: March 17, 6 – 8 pm Toronto-based Michael Davidson has been invited to develop an artist/curatorial project; in … Continued
Patisserie Duchamp: Christos Dikeakos’ Museum within a Museum

Patisserie Duchamp: Christos Dikeakos’ Museum within a Museum

February 1, 2011 | Published by MMA
Beginning in the 1930s French-American artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) devoted himself to the mass-production of diminutive replicas of his own art which were then assembled into Boîte-en-valise, or box in a suitcase. Each Boite is a portable miniature monograph. (Here’s … Continued
STEVE HIGGINS: All Things Considered

STEVE HIGGINS: All Things Considered

January 31, 2011 | Published by MMA
Come explore the dark labyrinths, the rivers of white, and the urban environments, conjuring visions of both history and Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.  All Things Considered: Thoughts about Cities and History, War and Peace, the touring exhibition of intaglio etchings, process … Continued
Three New Exhibitions Open This Week

Three New Exhibitions Open This Week

January 25, 2011 | Published by MMA
GARY PEARSON: 1 2 3 Soliloquy CHRISTOS DIKEAKOS: Patisserie Duchamp / Puis-je fumer STEVE HIGGINS: All Things Considered: Thoughts About Cities and History, War and Peace Join us for a Public Reception this Thursday January 27, 6 – 8 pm … Continued
The Art of Seeing

The Art of Seeing

December 16, 2010 | Published by MMA
Last week we celebrated the opening of a new exhibition at the MMA – the final component of the McMaster Museum of Art/Family Medicine visual literacy collaboration. While the exhibition is a lovely example of the breadth and depth of … Continued
Let the Digitization begin

Let the Digitization begin

December 7, 2010 | Published by MMA
Last week photographer John Tamblyn (of London, Ontario) began photographing works in McMaster’s collection, the start of a massive digitization process. Ultimately, the Museum’s collection database complete with images and descriptive details will be posted on-line, available for virtual viewing. … Continued
R for Christmas 2010

R for Christmas 2010

December 7, 2010 | Published by MMA
Just in time for the holidays: Natalka Husar’s new R for Christmas painted book cover! Last year at this time, the McMaster Museum of Art presented Natalka Husar’s exhibition Burden of Innocence. That exhibition has since travelled to Guelph and … Continued
scrapes: Artists’ Talk and Conference Keynote

scrapes: Artists’ Talk and Conference Keynote

November 23, 2010 | Published by MMA
Here are the promised photos from last Friday, when the Museum was the venue for a number of events related to the 2010 John Douglas Taylor Conference, Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture: Engaging Publics and Pedagogies. Conference delegates were first … Continued
Opening Night: Scrapes

Opening Night: Scrapes

November 22, 2010 | Published by MMA
For those who missed it, here’s a taste of last Thursday evening and the grand opening of Scrapes: Unruly Embodiments in Video Art at McMaster. Pictures from the Conference panel and Rebecca Belmore’s keynote coming soon.