The only thing I find more overwhelming than riding the Dufferin bus is trying to decide which Toronto art events to attend. Sure, there’s the weekly newspaper reviews and even Facebook, but when you really really want to know what’s going to be an art hit, you need to ask a pro. And not just any pro either, you need to find one with flawlessly curly hair, high standards and a fantastic art-radar.
Luckily, we happen to have such a pro right here at the Gladstone—Director of Exhibitions herself, Noa Bronstein. After months of constantly seeking Noa’s art advice, I’ve decided to share. So, in the name of selflessness and art, here’s Noa Knows, a particularly informative post where Noa shares her favourite art happening for the week.
For her debut post, Noa Knows Lynne Cohen’s retrospective exhibition: Nothing is Hidden at the Design Exchange as part of the Contact Festival until June 30. Cohen is also the inaugural recipient of the Scotiabank Photography Award and this exhibition is a celebration of her contributions to Canadian photography.
Capturing institutional and domestic interior spaces including: living rooms, factories, spas, retirement homes, laboratories, offices, showrooms, shooting ranges, and military installations, Noa Knows that Nothing is Hidden is a Toronto must-see.
“Cohen’s work is always provocative, but when seen in the context of the exhibition space at the Design Exchange, I find the experience is truly elevated.”
Whether you’ve been a diligent Contact Festival-goer, or wish you’d seen a little more this year, make sure you get to know Nothing is Hidden before it closes on the 30th -you can thank Noa afterwards.