SSPRING HURLBUT

1952       Born in Toronto, Canada
              Currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada

 

Forthcoming Exhibitions

2016       Airborne, curated by Gäelle Morel, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada
              Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada (solo exhibition, Spring)
2015       Being Things, curated by John G. Hampton, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery/University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada (Fall)
              Spring Hurlbut: La Bouche, Open Studio, Toronto

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011       Exhibition, curated by Crystal Mowry, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Canada (solo/group exhibtion)
2010       Shut Up, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
              Le Jardin du Sommeil, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Canada (catalogue; tour, part of the MACM Momentum Series)
2009       Le Jardin du Sommeil, curated by Josee Belisle, Musee d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada (catalogue; tour)
              Deuil, curated by Scott McLeod, Carleton University Art Gallery,
Ottawa, Canada
              Little Willie, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada
2008       Deuil II & Airborne, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
Unlimited Theatre, District Museum of Everything that Matters, Leeds, UK
2007       Deuil, curated by Scott McLeod, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada (essay by Maia Sutnik, Art Gallery of Ontario)
Lingual Consoles, from the series Sacrificial Ornament, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
Sacrificial Ornament, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2004       Beloved & Forsaken, Manchester Museum, UK
2003       La Somnolence, Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada
2002       Mannequin, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2001       The Final Sleep, ICC/The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
1997       Les Biberons Infanticide, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1996       L’Ascension, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
1995       La Somnolence, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
              Oology, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1994       Ornement Sacrificiel, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Canada
              The Ritual Scream, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada
1993       Ornement Sacrificiel, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Canada
              Le Jardin du Sommeil, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Canada
1992       Sacrificial Ornament, Creative Time Inc./Municipal Art Society, New York, USA; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada; The Oakville Galleries, Canada (tour)
1991       Sacrificial Ornament, The Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
1990       Capitals & Entablatures, Sable-Castelli Gallery, Toronto, Canada
              Viniculum, Artsite, Windsor, Canada
1989       The Sacrificial Column, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1987       Walls & Columns in Situ, The Embassy Cultural House, London, Canada
1986       Column in Situ, Mercer Union Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1985       A Wall in Situ, The London Regional Art Gallery, London, Canada
1984       A Wall and fish work, Studio Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
              A Wall in Situ, The London Regional Art Gallery, London, Canada
1981       A wall on location, P.S.1. Long Island City, USA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015       Ten Years Gone, curated by Russell Lord, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, USA
Puppet Act: Manipulating the Voice, curated by Linda Jansma, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada
              Ontario on Âjagemô, Canada Council for the Arts, Art Bank, Canada
2014       DIRGE: Reflections on [Life and] Death, curated by Megan Lykins Reich, MOCA, Cleveland, OH, USA
Punctum: Reflections on Photography, curated by Séamus Kealy, Salzburger Kunstverein Künstlerhaus, Salzburg, Austria (catalogue)
Not the End, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA
You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me, curated by Marnie Fleming, Oakville Galleries, ON, Canada
2013       Light My Fire: Some Propositions about Portraits and Photography, curated by Sophie Hackett, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
The Art Bank in the 21st Century, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Artcite 30th Anniversary, Artcite Incorporated, Windsor, Canada
Spring Show, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2012       An Unregarded Art, Stylized Natrure, Oakville Galleries, ON, Canada
Death 3: I Don’t Think We’re In Kansas Anymore, curated by Fiona Davies, Parramatta Artists Studios, NSW, Australia
2011       The Limits, curated by Crystal Mowry, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Canada
              Memento Mori, Art Mûr, Montréal, Canada (catalogue)
2010       It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
              Hantise, Art Mûr, Montréal, Canada
              Airborne, presented in the curated section of the main program, In seclusion, 4th International Photography Festival F/Stop, Leipzig, Germany
              Art at Work: Corporate Collecting Practices Today, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
              A to B, curated by Micah Lexier, MKG127, Toronto, Canada
              Vanité: the Figure and the Object, curated by Alain Tapie, Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, France (catalogue)
2009       The Matter of Loss, Art Gallery of Ontario - Gallery 133, Toronto, Canada
              True Lies, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2007       Putting Figures on Paper, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2006       Within a Budding Grove, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Canada
              (Un)Natural Selections, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
2003       Visitation of a mannequin, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
2002       Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
2001       Art and Architecture in Space, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada
2000       Ornamental Architecture, La Manifestation internationale d’art, Québec City, Canada
1998       Art Grandure Nature, Département de la Seine-Saint-Denis, Parc départemental de la Courneuve, France
              Entre corps et âme, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
1997       Insite 97, Installation Gallery, San Diego, USA; Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico; Tijuana Border Projects, San Diego, USA
              Reconstructing Ritual, San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
1995       Survivors in Search of a Voice, Woodlawn Art Foundation, Toronto, Canada; The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada; The Gallery Stratford, Canada; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada; Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada
1993       Towards a New Vision, John Weber Gallery, New York, USA
1991       Currents, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA     
1990       The Shaping of Nature, Oakville Galleries, Canada
1989       City Visions & Revisions, Dia Art Foundation, New York, USA
1987       Sans Demarcation, Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
1986       Between here and there: The Memory of Disruption, S.E.S.C. Fabrica da Pompeia, San Paulo, Brazil
Paradise Now & Then, The Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto, Canada
1984       Repositioning the Familiar, The Glendon Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1983       Kunstler aus Kanada: Raume and Installation, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, West Germany
1981       Hurlbut, Martin, Massey, Singleton, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

 

Selected Screenings

2014       Punctum, http://www.salzburger-kunstverein.at/en/exhibitions/2014/2014-07-26/punctum/1, Salzburg, Austria (English Interview with Spring Hurlbut)
2013       Spring & Arnaud (film),directed by Marcia Connolly and Katherine
              Knight, Toronto, Canada
2009       Le Jardin du Sommeil, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTEzliB-7do, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MACM), Canada (English Interview)
              Le Jardin du Sommeil, www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwT1nTtTAJc, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MACM), Canada (Interview with Josée Belisle/French)
2001       The Final Sleep/La Dernier Sommeil, The Royal Ontario Museum/Discovery Channel
              The Final Sleep/La Dernier Sommeil, Power Plant Productions, Toronto, Canada
1995       La Somnolence, Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
1992       Sacrificial Ornament, National Gallery of Canada, colour video, 24 minutes, Ottawa, Canada
1991       Teitlebaum, Matthew. ICA Currents 1991: Interviews with the Artists, video, 48 minutes, Boston, USA
1990       A Dialogue with Vision, Mangaard, Annette

 

Selected Lectures                  

2014       Dirge, a conversation between TR Ericsson and Spring Hurlbut, MOCA Cleaveland, USA
2011       Collaborations with the dead, University of Lethbridge, Canada
              Spring Hurlbut in conversation with Cynthia Hammond, McGill University Art History, Montreal, Canada
2006       Werkbundarchiv, Museum der Dinge, Berlin
              York University, lecture to Graduate Sculpture Class, Toronto, Canada
2003       Collections, Culture, Change, Conference: Manchester University, UK
Role of Artist in an art + non-art institution: Alchemy Project, Manchester    Museum, UK
              Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada
              The Final Sleep, presentation to Daniel Libeskind, The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
2002       Museums after Modernism Symposium, Artist as Curator Panel,
              Harbourfront/York University, Toronto, Canada
              MFA Students, Visual Arts, York University, Toronto, Canada
              Critiques MFA students, Visual Arts, York University, Toronto, Canada
              Artists in Museums Symposium, London Art Gallery, London, Canada
Cabinets of Curiosities, Fine Arts Cultural Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada
2001       Classical Design, Architecture University of Toronto, Canada
2000       Classical Design, Architecture University of Toronto, Canada

 

Selected Publications

2014       Kealy, Seamus. “Punctum,” Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria
              Lykins, Megan. “Dirge: Reflections of life and death,” MOCA, Cleaveland, USA, p. 22 – 23 and p. 58 - 59
2010       Shaughnessy, Jonathan. “Spring Hurlbut.” It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art catalogue. The National Gallery of  
              Canada, pp. 80-81, Ottawa, Canada, p. 80, image p. 81
              Tapié, Alain.“Vanity: the Figure and the Object,” Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent, Paris, France, p. 106, 109, image p. 109
2009       Belisle, Josee. “Spring Hurlbut: Le Jardin du Sommeil,” Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal, Canada
Rochon, Claire.  “Fragments de Sifnos,” Ed. du Noroit (French publication available)
2005       “The Togo Salmon Centenary Exhibition: The Classical World and its Influence,” curated by Howard Jones; essay by A.G. Mc.Kay, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Canada, p. 40
2002       Mill, Bernie & Ward, Melony. “Crime and Ornaments,” YYZ Books, Toronto, Canada
2001       Baluk, Ulana. “The Final Sleep/Le Dernier Sommeil: An Installation by Spring Hurlbut,” Institute of Contemporary Culture, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
Jansma, Linda. “Art and Architecture: Place in Space,” Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada, p. 6

  1. Bradley, Jessica. InSite97 Installation Gallery, San Diego, USA

1998       Ardenne, Paul. “Art Grandeur Nature,” Parcours d’oeuveres d’art in-situ; Seine-Saint-Denis, France
1996       Antaki, Karen. “L’ascension,” Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, exhibition catalogue (bilingual), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
1995       Dompierre, Louise. “La Somnolence,” The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
1994       “Sight/Site,” Waterloo Journal of Architecture, V. 2, Waterloo, Canada
1991       “Sacrificial Ornament,” Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
1987       Bronson, A.A. “From Sea to Shining Sea,” The Power Plant, publication, Toronto, Canada
1983       Phyla Osterwald, Oilman. Kunstler Aus Kanada: Raume undo Installation, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

 

Selected Articles/Reviews

2015       Shaw, Cameron. “Ten Years After Katrina, New Orleans Museums
              Reckon With Recovery” (NOMA) New York Times, August 19, 2015
2014       Whyte, Murray. “At Oakville Galleries, a who’s who of Canadian artists” Toronto Star, 28 June, Web
Kunstverein, Salzburger. “Punctum: Q & A: Spring Hurlbut” Vimeo, 26 July – 21 October, http://vimeo.com/105748169
2013       Sandals, Leah. “A Flight from Face to Face, in Toronto” Canadian Art, 7 January, Web
Whyte, Murray. “AGO’s Light My Fire Part 2 flickers but still burns” Toronto Star, 4 December, Web
2010       Clark, Bill. “Spring Hurlbut: Deadfall Dialogues,” www.canadianart.ca, Toronto, Canada, 15 April
2009       World News online, http://wn.com/Spring_Hurlbut, interview, Le Jardin du Sommeil, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
              Mancuso, Anna. "Deuil: Spring Hurlbut," Esse, Montréal, PQ, Canada, Issue 65, p. 44-45, 47, Winter
2008       Thomas, Ann. “Deuil; New Works by Spring Hurlbut,” Art on Paper, Vol. 12 No. 4, p. 56-57, New York, USA, March/April
              Adler, Dan. “Critic’s Picks: Spring Hurlbut,” www.artforum.com, New York, SA, November/December
              Sandals, Leah. “Structures restructured,” The National Post, Toronto, Canada, 6 December
              Bradshaw, James. “Art Gallery of Ontario acquires three works at Toronto Art Fair,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, section R3, 23 December
              Burman, Monika. “Death Becomes Her,” Mass Art Guide, Toronto, Canada, p. 35-36 (cover), October
2007       Sutnik, Maia-Mari. “Deuil; New Works by Spring Hurlbut,” Prefix Photo, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 18-31 (cover), Spring
2004       Green, Clare. “Beloved & Goresaken: Spring Hurlbut at The Manchester Museum,” Flux Magazine, Manchester, Issue No. 43, July/August
              “First Choice–Visual Art: Beloved and Foresaken at Manchester Museum,” The Times, London, UK, 13 May
              HD. “Five Star Exhibition Review: Beloved and Foresaken at Manchester Museum,” Metro, Toronto, Canada, p. 18, 19 May
2003       The 2003 Photo Review Competition Winners,” Photo Review, Vol. 26, No. 3, p.7-47
2002       Dault, Gary Michael. “Sculptor evokes museums of yore,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, 12 January
              Harvey, Elizabeth. “Spring Hurlbut at Sable-Castelli Gallery,” Canadian Art, p. 77, Summer
2001       Milroy, Sarah. “Nearer, my death, to thee: Spring Hurlbut,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, p. R1, R3, 9 May
              Caldwell, Rebecca. “The Artist’s Life: Spring Hurlbut,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, p. R8, 16 June
              Roulstone, Karen. “The Final Sleep at the Royal Ontario Museum,”
              C Magazine, Toronto, Canada, Fall
              Halkes, Peter. “Spring Hurlbut: White Exploits,” Border Crossings, Winnipeg, Canada, p. 84-85
              Isherwood, Barbara. “ROM exhibit focuses on death: The Final Sleep organized from an artist’s perspective,” The Annex Gleaner, Toronto, Canada, July
1998       Bédarida, Catherine. “Artistes dans la nature,” Le Monde, Paris, France, 16 July
              Fleck, Robert. “Im Sommer geht die Kunst ins Grune,” Art Das Kunstmagazin, Germany, Issue No. 8, August
              Le Gac, Christophe. Visuel(s) revue d’arts magazine, Rouen, France, January/March
              Popp, Von Ursula. “Kunst-Park dear Extraklasse,” tain: magazine für architektur, kunst und design, Munich, Issue No. 5, p. 44-45, September/October
1997       Knaff, Devorah. “Shedding Traditional Ideas and Biases Through Art,” The Union-Tribune, San Diego, USA, p. 43, 16 October
              Pincus, Robert L. “Hurlbut’s Classical Work Has Eyes for Ritual,”
              The Union-Tribune, San Diego, USA, 19 September
1996       Couêlle, Jennifer. “Au sceau austère de la retenue victorienne,”Le Devoir, Montréal, Canada, 31 March
1995       Feinstein, Roni. “Spring Hurlbut at The Power Plant,” Art in America, New York, USA, May
              Taylor, Kate. “Waking up to eerie presences and absences around us,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, 27 February
1994       Lamoureux, Johanne. “La bête à deux têtes,” Parachute Magazine, Montreal, Canada, Issue 73
              Feinstein, Roni. “Opening Doors,” Art in America, New York, USA, November
1993       Ruzicka, Joseph. “Spring Hurlbut at the Municipal Art Society,” Art in America, New York, USA, January
              Perdue, Jane. “Spring Hurlbut’s Sacrificial Ornament,” The Canadian Architect, Toronto, Canada, p. 28-31, February
              Campbell, Nancy. “Spring Hurlbut at Oakville Galleries,” C Magazine, Toronto, Canada, p. 69, Winter
              McGrath, Jerry. “Spring Hurlbut: Ritual Ornament/Elemental Dream,” Parachute, Montreal, Canada, Issue 72, p. 10-13, October/December
              McPherson, Anne. “Spring Hurlbut at Musée du Québec,” Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada, p. 70, Winter
1992       Mays, John Bentley. “Architecture in the Flesh,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, 27 July
              Madill, Shirley. “Hurlbut Investigates Origins of Classicism,” Tableau, Amsterdam, Netherlands, p. 2, September/October
1989       Richards, Larry. “Spring Hurlbut’s Tree Columns,” exhibition publication, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada
1988       McGrath, Jerry. “Sans Demarcation, Cultural Exchange between Ontario and Quebec,” Vanguard, Vancouver, Canada, March
1986       Corbeil, Carole. “A Timely Reminder of Common Good: The Interpretation of Architecture,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, May
              “Meditative Pieces at Home in Garden,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, 8 May
1983       Ferguson, Bruce. “Artists from Canada at Stuttgart,” Artsmagazine, Toronto, Canada, Summer
Nemiroff, Diana. “Identity and Difference: Canadians at Stuttgart,”
Vanguard, Vancouver, Canada, Summer
Nina, Sarah. “The Final Sleep/Le Dernier Sommeil.” Canadian Art,
      Phyla, Osterwald. “Oilman.” Kunstler Aus Kanada: Raume undo 
      Installation, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, exhibition catalogue, 
      Stuttgart

 

Selected Museum Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
National Portrait Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Canada
Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada
Départment Seine-Saint-Denis, Conseil Général, France

 
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