Stephen Andrews featured on Canada’s The Globe and Mail

Added on by Shona Masarin.

Toronto artist Stephen Andrews has been working with paint for 15 years, but has good reason for not calling himself a painter.

The large oils in his remarkable show at the Art Gallery of Ontario are actually an inefficient form of four-colour printing, done by hand and modelled on the process used for most photo reproduction. Andrews’s source material is mainly photos of banal scenes: a speaker addressing an auditorium, a crowd at the Air Canada Centre, a couple of hard hats walking through Union Station. The canvases he makes from these snapshots, however, have an impact that is both monumental and fraught with uncertainty.

Full article here.