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50 Shotgun reviews of 50 art shows
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Cop Art
Author: Howard Akler
Toronto police artist Jo Orsatti takes Howard Akler on an in-depth tour of how criminal composites have evolved from pen-and-pad to state-of-the-art technology.

The Cowardly Life of Guy Maddin
Author: Jason McBride
In the world of indie filmmaking Canada's Guy Maddin rules. Jason McBride reveals that Maddin's latest, entitled Cowards Bend The Knee, is part art installation where viewers follow the film's neurotic story through a series of peepholes.

Wacko Zsako
Author: Scott Anderson
Balint Zsako has just graduated from art school and is already showing at three galleries across the city.

What if you had to live here?
Author: R.M. Vaughan
Toronto's new subway line has art at every station, but will anyone even notice? R.M. Vaughan on why public art rarely works, and why sometimes ... it does.

Graffiti Inc.
Author: Ryan Bigge
Devon Ostrom is the founder of T.H.E.M., a Toronto-based organization that is finding ways for making graffiti an urban beautification project.

The we of weewerk
Author: Catherine Osborne
Germaine Koh is one of Canada's leading visual artists. Phil Klygo is the creator of the indie music label TeenageUSA. Together, they're the organizers of weewerk, the newest, coolest, and definitely littlest gallery and performance space in the city.

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