curator by day
Join artist, art enthusiast and Station Gallery curator Olexander Wlasenko for an artistic adventure in his bi-monthly blog titled “Curator by Day”.
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Bridging the Seasons
April 7, 2015 This time of the year comes filled with memory. As we move toward warmer days, we recall the frigid, snowy winter that’s just passed. Here I recall a 1971 album cover by Bruce Cockburn, titled “High Winds White Sky“. The stark black and white photo captures the spirit of the Canadian singer’s […]
Let the People Choose
March 18, 2015 This year will mark the 22nd anniversary of Station Gallery’s signature fundraiser–Drawing for Art. I’d like to donate one of my latest drawings. One features the young French film star, Alain Delon next to a mythological sculpture. The other is of Catherine Spaak walking to a window. Which one should I donate […]
Shining, Stormy Weather
January 27, 2015 I’ve been to the antique shop in Orono several times. On Sunday, I had a particular feeling of déjà vu. “Where have I just seen this picture?” I thought. It was Fredrick H. Varley’s “Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay” painted in a characteristically Group of Seven style back in 1920. Bold, vivid and […]