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For The Social Butterfly: The Role(s) of the Art Critic(s)

  • Posted by Carrie
  • Filed in Arts
  • February 27, 2007
20070227_The_Meeting.jpgLast night I was at Gallery 1313 as one of six guest panellists in The Role of the Art Critic, the first roundtable discussion (well, rectangular-table discussion) as part of Gallery 1313's ArtSPEAK series, along with Toronto art writers and critics David Balzer, Peter Goddard, Claudia McKoy, the Editor-In-Chief of MIX, Stephanie Rogerson, Timothy Comeau, and last but not least, our moderator Nick Brown.

Gallery 1313's Director, Phil Anderson, did a fabulous job in organizing the event, which packed in a full-house despite the inclement weather of yesterday's "perpetual snow", and everyone involved was simply mahvelous to meet (though some were simply more mahvelous than others -- saucy Timothy Comeau for instance or Stephanie Rogerson, with whom I share a fondness for Claude Cahun -- but I may be biased as they were both on my end of the table).