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James Lahey: Index

Blue, green, red, orange, and purple abstract painting

James Lahey: Index

January 30–March 22, 2007

Curated by Ihor Holubizky

University of Toronto Art Centre

Toronto-based painter James Lahey has become known nationally in recent years for his large-scale works in several modes that he works on concurrently. These include shore scenes, cloud paintings, hyper-realist flowers, and complete abstractions. This exhibition – in large measure a reprise of one mounted by the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie last year – includes one painting of clouds, and eight abstractions, called Index paintings. A handsome, full-colour catalogue, with essays by internationally recognized curator and writer Ihor Holubizky, and University of Toronto professor Mark Kingwell accompanies the exhibition.

Opening Reception

Thursday February 8, 2007, 4:30pm
Featuring Conversation by Mark Kingwell and James Lahey
University of Toronto Art Centre

Our Supporters

We gratefully acknowledge the project support of Manulife Financial.

Title Image: James Lahey, Index Abstraction #4, 2003-2004. Oil, alkyd and wax on canvas, 150 x 150 cm.

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