Recap: Studio: Luke Painter and Faith La Rocque

Ministry members were invited to an intimate and informative studio visit at the home of artists Luke Painter and Faith La Rocque. Each working in an entirely different manner in terms of their chosen media and conceptual concerns, the artists toured The Ministry around their home, discussing their art practices and providing an illuminating perspective of their work.

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Exhibition: Luke Painter’s “Anterior” at Le Gallery

Later this year, in November, members of The Ministry of Artistic Affairs will be visiting the studio of Toronto artist Luke Painter.  Painter’s current exhibition, “Anterior”, is on view at Le Gallery in Toronto.  The show presents a series of mostly very-large drawings made laboriously with india-ink on rich archival paper, all of which display Painter’s impressive use of line as he explores themes of historic architecture and industrialization. Writing in Canadian Art magazine, Mariam Nader discusses how this exhibition “could be viewed as a study of the broader scope of ornamental art history, and the painstaking hours of production as an act of visual research.”

Luke Painter
Le Gallery
1183 Dundas Street West, Toronto
May 2-27, 2012

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