Toronto gallery openings: Sheila Hicks: Material Voices, Maria Ezcurra: In Your Shoes and more

The latest gallery openings in the city.


Sheila Hicks: Material Voices, at the Textile Museum of Canada, October 6 to February 5, 2017, reception 6:30-8 pmOctober 5.

The influential American fibre artist, who’s been creating colourful cloth and yarn sculptures, hangings and installations for over 50 years, gets a career survey at the Textile Museum.


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Maria Ezcurra: La Procesión Va Por Dentro

Maria Ezcurra: In Your Shoes, at Sur Gallery, October 6 to December 3, reception 7-10 pm October 6.

The Argentina-born artist’s installations – made with pantyhose, shoes and blankets – conjure missing and murdered women and the trauma associated with social inequality. Sur Gallery is run by LACAP (Latin American Canadian Art Projects).


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Renée Green: Begin Again, Begin Again

Renée Green: Facing, at Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, October 6 to November 26 reception 7-10 pm October 6.

The African-American filmmaker, conceptual artist and writer brings her project about the relationships of locations to perception and memory – with the film Begin Again, Begin Again – to Toronto. (Previous iterations have included Spacing in Lisbon, Placing in Berlin, etc.)

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