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Particulars 

An Online Exhibition

August 2 to September 2, 2016
Window Nouveghal

Window Nouveghal

Hearth Nougheval

Hearth Nougheval

Kilmurry McMahon

Kilmurry McMahon

Kilmurry McMahon 2

Kilmurry McMahon 2

Pomegranate, Pear, Artichoke

Pomegranate, Pear, Artichoke

One Morning in Florence

One Morning in Florence

Summer Cool

Summer Cool

Summer Cool 2

Summer Cool 2

Beach Treasure Trail

Beach Treasure Trail

Beach Trees

Beach Trees

Fisheye View of Georgian Bay Shore

Fisheye View of Georgian Bay Shore

Feather on Pebbles

Feather on Pebbles

Reaching for the Light

Reaching for the Light

Dreaming of Spring

Dreaming of Spring

Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast

GOLD

GOLD

UNTITLED

UNTITLED

Detail, Madawaska

Detail, Madawaska

Detail, "Hawaii"

Detail, "Hawaii"

Detail, "Saint Lucia"

Detail, "Saint Lucia"

Road

Road

Shrub

Shrub

Road

Road

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

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William Morris wrote that the true secret to happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life (William Morris, The Aims of Art, 1887). What does this mean? Morris was a strong advocate for the idea that the mundane should be elevated to art rather than being relegated to the dreary, disregarded “drudges”. But his words also encourage reflection on the concept of particulars. What is the value of narrowing in on the details? We often consider it more important to look at the big picture, but how does this impact our tendency to miss the small things along the way? Through a presentation of small details cherished by individual artists, this exhibition invites the viewer to partake and reflect on the elements that contribute to the larger narrative of our lives. 

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