From developed establishments to new ventures, these ten Toronto galleries push the borders of contemporary art and also stimulate vital dialogue through the diverse array of artworks on program. Standing for the best of Toronto’s considerable modern art offering from neighborhood and worldwide artists, they include a vast array of art media as well as designs. Their devotion to curation and also assisting artists marks them out as leading art as well as culture locations in Toronto.
Cooper Cole Gallery was opened in 2009 by Simon Cole, instead of his previous Show & Say to gallery space, an effective gallery with a credibility for street art. Cole opened Cooper Cole in order to distance himself as well as his producing roster of artists from this designation. The rebranded gallery space now shows the diversity of works provided there, from abstract and also conceptual paints to sculptural installments. Cole firmly insists that the gallery has no collection design and also he refuses to be pigeonholed right into one artistic category. His mission is to bring a younger voice to the Toronto Art Scene by standing for a number of local as well as American artists in their mid- to late twenties. Artists stood for by Cooper Cole include Todd James, Jeremy Jansen, Jen Stark and also Tessar Lo, among several others.
Cooper Cole Gallery, 1161 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M6J 1X3, Canada
Art Gallery of Ontario
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) was founded in 1900 by a group of civilians and at first named the Art Museum of Toronto. The Gallery is now among the largest art museums in North America and also considering that 2008 has actually been housed in an ingenious building developed by renowned architect Frank Ghery. The AGO has a collection of over 80,000 works consisting of The Canadian Collection, Masterpieces of European Art as well as a Contemporary Art collection of all media from the 1960s to the here and now. Their Contemporary Collection showcases works by Canadian artists such as David Altmejd, Brian Jungen, Jeff Wall surface, and also Shirley Wiitasalo, and global artists such as Mona Hatoum, Gerhard Richter, Doris Salcedo, Tino Sehgal, Cindy Sherman, Richard Serra, Kara Walker, and Andy Warhol.
AGO, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M5T 1G4, Canada, +1 416-979-6648416-979-6648
Clint Roenisch gallery opened its doors in 2003 adjacent to the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) in midtown Toronto. The gallery represents a diverse selection of cross-generational artists working across digital photography, sculpture, paint, film as well as installment as well as for many years has developed a remarkable lineup of worldwide artists. Clint Roenisch has been the location of leading solo events in Canada by several worldwide artists, consisting of Roger Ballen (Johannesburgh) Heather as well as Ivan Morrison (Wales) as well as Marcel van Eden (Zurich). The gallery has actually also exhibited jobs by prominent artists such as Richard Serra, Louise Bourgeois and also Nan Goldin. Numerous of the artists organized at Clint Roenisch Gallery have actually shown at or been accumulated by distinguished institutions such as MoMA, the Centre Georges Pompidou, and also the National Gallery of Canada.
190 Saint Helen’s Ave, Toronto, ON, M6H 4A2, Canada, +1 416-516-8593416-516-8593
Owner and director Wil Kucey opened up LE gallery in 2003 in Toronto’s Little Portugal community. The gallery focuses on advertising as well as giving direct exposure to emerging and mid-career artists, shaping a path of expert depiction for upcoming artists which have not yet gotten into the business market. Over the last decade LE gallery has built a solid credibility not only for itself as an art dealing and exhibiting gallery, however also for the artists it stands for, including Tristram Lansdowne, Benjamin Oakley and Nicholas Di Genova. The jobs onshow at LE gallery can be found in all tools, making it possible for the introduction of arising artists to collectors as well as upper-tier galleries, and also a wider public audience. LE gallery additionally reveals each year at Art Toronto: Toronto International Art Fair, Canada’s only contemporary as well as modern fine art fair.
LE gallery, 1183 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON, M6J 1X3, Canada, +1 416 532 8467416 532 8467.
Because its opening in 1996, the mission of Angell Gallery has been to assist both emerging and also mid-career artists. The gallery specialises in representing artists which are recognized for taking threats in their job. The jobs revealed at Angell Gallery usually test modern culture and the vital norms of art-making. The gallery has actually as a result come to be understood for pushing the boundaries of modern art with the presentation of high-quality works that test both the artists and their clients. The art works thought of at Angell Gallery come in a range of tools consisting of sculpture and also paint, looking a lot more recently at electronic and also video clip art with their two-part event Simulators. The gallery stands for multiple famous regional as well as global artists such as Geoffrey Pugen and Alex McLeod and exhibits routinely on the modern art fair circuit.
Angell Gallery, 12 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6J 2Y7, Canada, +1 416-530-0444416-530-0444.