In a potential nod to famous futurist Buckminster Fuller, Canadian artist Tristram Lansdowne (interviewed), known for finding hidden beauty in the broken down, has reinvented his work with an idealized flair for his upcoming exhibition, Archimancy. Opening Friday, November 26th at Toronto’s LE Gallery, Tristram’s newest body of dynamic watercolors take the dystopian urban landscapes that have always been at the core of his visual narrative, as seen earlier this year with his NYC exhibit Refuge (covered), and weaves a heavy dose of nature-based networks […]
AM had the pleasure of attending Tristram Lansdowne’s opening of “Entropical Paradise” at Toronto’s LE Gallery. The space was filled with curious art fans looking to catch a glimpse of Tristram’s work. After our studio visit and creative process feature with the young artist, we knew that we were in for a treat. Even with high expectations, what we saw was even a bit more than we expected. Tristram’s detailed watercolors were simply outstanding, safe to say even better than pictures can convey. One of […]
Just ahead of his solo show at LE Gallery entitled “Entropical Paradise” (previewed with studio visit), AM brings you a glimpse of how Tristram Lansdowne typically puts together one of his pieces. We asked Tristram if he would record some details of his artistic process for us – he did just that, and you can see the stages of one of his paintings coming together along with a some words from the artist after the jump.
Toronto seems to be a vibrant cultural city and galleries such as Show & Tell Gallery and LE Gallery are leading the charge with an excellent and excitingÂ roster of young artists to bring the new contemporary scene to the attention of the world.Â This week sees Brian Donnelly open his new solo show “Blasphemies, Monstrosities, & Other Perversions” at Show & Tell. Read on for more preview images.