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event: Twist Gallery - Toronto, canada
Thursday, February 25, 2016
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Twist Gallery, Toronto
1100 Queen St
Event in collaboration with WWW.ARTLINK-CANADA.COM
MORE INFORMATION: R.ANDRES@SIA.EDU
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All are invited to Arlink Canada and Sotheby's Institute of Art’s closing party, February 25th, for the exhibition Takane no Hana, featuring Vancouver-based artist Lauren Brevner. This exhibition showcases visually striking female portraits that reflects the artist’s mixed-heritage, as well as her take on the cultural and contemporary motifs of the 21st century.

"Takane no Hana" is a Japanese idiom that roughly translates to "Flower on a high peak." It is meant to convey a pure and melancholic longing when admiring beauty from afar. Lauren's portraits embody a desired, pursued, yet indefinable muse. These works hope to invoke an emotional connection between the subjects and the viewer.