“Â Last night we stopped in at the opening reception for ROWEN at The Peach Gallery in Torontoâs west end. The exhibit featured limited edition prints and silk scarves that are currently only available in exclusive boutiques in London, Paris and Florence. Art-goers were invited to touch, feel and try on each beautifully printed scarf for themselves which added a rare tactile experience in a traditional […]
August 2nd, 2013
Brazilian mixed-media artist Milenna Saraiva talks to Daily Xtra about her artistic process. A selection of her work is showing at the Peach Gallery in Toronto until the end of the month. See more here.
July 4th, 2013
“Â An exhibition of monoprints on view in a gallery in Torontoâs west end has me thinking a lot about the relationship between painting, printmaking and poetry. Organized by the Saskatchewanbased master printer Gordan Novak, the prints were all created incongruously, in China, at an oil-painting workshop by artists who are part of a Slovenia International Artistsâ colony and by a few Canadians. The modestly scaled […]
June 8th, 2013
“The torn up shell of a school bus, pockmarked with gashes and dents from 6,000 bullets, was paraded through the streets of Washington, D.C. this week, centre of the action in the swirling American gun control debate. Was it the remains of an unspeakable horror? Some kind of war zone relic? No. Itâs art, and in post-Sandy Hook America, where the bullet-riddled bus installation by […]
April 10th, 2013
“In springtime Washington, little can distract the teeming outdoor crowds from the grandeur of cherry trees nearing peak bloom. One exception: a yellow school bus pocked by 6,000 rounds of ammunition. The bullet-riddled bus, at first glance the remains of some unspeakable tragedy, is an art piece, one that received its first U.S. showing on the back of a flatbed tow truck driving through the […]
April 7th, 2013
The Toronto Star featured Viktor Mitic’s work and announced his upcoming show at The Peach Gallery on April 4th in their new art blog. Check the blog out here.
April 4th, 2013
“Jessica Piech, director of communications for another new arts hub, the Peach Gallery, says they located in Little Italy because itâs fast becoming a non-homogenous alternative for culture-seekers craving diversity. ‘Weâre here because itâs one of the best cultural neighbourhoods in Toronto. Weâre pulling people from all over the city to this space and theyâre coming because exciting things are happening here.’ [said Piech].”Â See the […]
March 22nd, 2013