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Discover an installation of works by American artist Sharif Bey on now in our lobby. Bey's practice is influenced by African and Afro-diasporic aesthetic traditions, as well as ancient Andean ceramics and contemporary popular culture.
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Gardiner Friends are invited to join us for a sneak peek of the special exhibition Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature. Enjoy complimentary refreshments, a special discount of 15% in the Shop, and a tour by curator Rachel Gotlieb at 2 pm. As a Gardiner Friend, you can bring unlimited guests free of charge!
Spots for the curator tour are currently full. To join the waitlist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the exhibition
For the past thirty-five years, acclaimed Canadian artist Steven Heinemann has transformed the medium of ceramics in Canada. The major retrospective Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature examines Heinemann’s fascinating and evolving process to reveal how he achieves his wondrously tactile bowls, pods, and other universal shapes that embody the polarities between life and nature.
Image: Steven Heinemann, Floralis (detail), 2005, Courtesy of the artist, Photography by Taimaz Moslemian
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7