Toronto Gallery Crawl: Brendan Fernandes, Bradley Wood, Natalka Husar and more

This photographic series explores Aboriginal and Euro-Canadian identity, plus more gallery openings we'll be checking out this weekend.


Brendan Fernandes: Lost Bodies, at the Textile Museum of Canada, November 9 to March 19, reception 6:30-8 pm November 11.

The Chicago-based Canadian artist of Kenyan and Indian descent juxtaposes his videos and prints with his selections from the African art collections of the Textile Museum and Kingston’s Agnes Etherington Art Centre.

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Natalka Husar: Galley

Bradley Wood: Scenes From A Soap Opera and Natalka Husar: Galley, at Angell Gallery, November 4 to 26, reception 6-9 pm November 4.

Paintings by New York-based Wood (colourful naive-ish flattened images inspired by movies and other popular culture) and local veteran Husar (a surreal representation of an airplane’s food service area that’s a teaser for an upcoming solo show) open on Dupont.

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Meryl McMaster: Dream Catcher

Meryl McMaster: Confluence, at Doris McCarthy Gallery, November 3 to December 10, artist talk 1-2 pm and reception 5-8:30 pm November 3.

The artist is both behind and in front of the camera in three photographic series that explore her Aboriginal and Euro-Canadian identity and the limitations and possibilities of the self. The Carleton U Art Gallery show is on a Canada-wide tour, and is one stop on a bus tour of suburban galleries leaving from 401 Richmond on November 26.

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