MASK.ING

Howard495 is pleased to present MASK.ING a group exhibition featuring works by Beau Dick, T.J. Wilcox, Helen Levitt, Cindy Sherman, Douglas Coupland, Adad Hannah, Andy Warhol, Alison Yip, Tyler Shields, Pentti Sammallahti, Tyler Toews, Shawn Hunt, Sara Gulamali, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Steven Klein; all of whom employ masks and masking along various yet tandem trajectories.

 

“The mask, the costume, and the living of the role through to the end: by this device man detached himself from his personal pains and joys—just as a dancer does in a dance.”  Joseph Campbell

Opening Saturday October 3rd. 11 – 4.

We will be observing all health and safety measures in accordance with city guidelines.

 

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Upcoming Exhibition

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Previous Exhibitions

Girly Pics – Someone Else’s History

Howard495 is pleased to present a group exhibition featuring works by Tracey Emin, Lisa Yuskavage, Chloe Wise, Sarah Anne Johnson, Richard Prince, Alex Prager, and Jon Rafman.
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Wait Until Dark

Howard 495 is pleased to present, Wait Until Dark, a group exhibition curated by Stephen Waddell for Capture Photography Festival.  Artists like Hannah Collins, Wols, Miroslav Tichy, and Jacqueline de Jong have all differently employed a kind of objectivity that moves beyond the visible towards a visceral refiguration of the seen and unseen.  This exhibition will attempt to show that that resemblance almost certainly carries the promise of the unknowable and/or the unrepresentable in plain sight.

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Theo Terry

Artificial Shrimp and Other Simulacra

Since antiquity, the still life has been a place in which social relations and value systems are performed by objects, both everyday and extraordinary.  Artificial Shrimp and Other Simulacra engages the still life to examine the hierarchies of objects which constitute contemporary material reality.

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