feb25005_basegallery.jpg

Stencils, Stickers, Posters


Montreal is particularly hot for postering and stenciling their city... but I'd say Toronto's not far behind. There's an exhibit beginning tonight at Base Gallery that features artists who poster, stencil and sticker our GTA. It's all ages from 5-8pm, and +19 after 9pm.

The show features artists who use "guerilla marketing tactics" that stem from a constant over-saturation with the media. Gee, can you relate? Through stencils, stickers and posters, these artists have found a popular and cheap medium to get their message out to the people at eye level.

I say thank god for alternative graffiti, but some may disagree... especially those who have to scrape off poster glue from their windows and mail slots on Queen street West.


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Arts

This colour photo series shows how much Toronto has changed since the 1980s

Someone in Toronto is selling cartoons of local neighbourhood people

Toronto is getting a socially distanced outdoor show in the heart of downtown

Here's how Toronto bookstores are really doing during lockdown

Weird statue with Trump pin smashed shortly after appearing in Toronto

Toronto man sells ex-girlfriend's artwork online in under an hour

Toronto Public Library turns historic designs into free wrapping paper

New museum series addresses the lack of representation in Toronto's history