Toronto

Mercartto Welcomes Three New Canadian Artists

Mercartto Welcomes Three New Canadian Artists

Mercartto is pleased to introduce the works of Canadian artists Ettore Iannacito, Andrea Wojnicki, and Jane Murdoch Adams.

Toronto's Weird and Wonderful CONTACT Photography Festival

Toronto's Weird and Wonderful CONTACT Photography Festival

Weird and wonderful highlights from Toronto’s 2018 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the world’s largest lens-based art exhibition.

Canadians are like a Groucho Marx punchline

Canadians are like a Groucho Marx punchline

Yesterday I was speaking to a photographer who, by most accounts, could be arguably described as "world class": he has a great deal of recognition in Europe; is a regular at the major global art shows; has exhibitions in museum-calibre institutions; was written up in Time magazine; and has works owned by people who live in homes described as palaces. 

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2015

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 2015

The recent proliferation of art fairs has impacted the global art market. Many have argued that their rise is a reaction to globalization and the online market; allowing for potential buyers to be exposed to a concentrated number of new artists.  TheToronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, the largest outdoor art fair in Canada,  has been filling Nathan Philip’s Square with a variety of local talent since 1961.