Art Metropole ,Toronto

Art Metropole, Toronto2000

Asia Art Archive

Asia Art Archive
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The exhibition of art book bag, begins with a selection of material from the archive of Art Metropole, a Canadian artist-run centre in Toronto specialising in published works by artists in a variety of media.

On view in the first vitrine are a selection of 'Shopping Bags by Artists', an ongoing series of bags commissioned by the organisation for their participation in art and art book fairs. In addition are other bags, editions, and ephemera from their shop, along with further related exhibition and programme materials.

The image was featured in A short history of the art book bag (and the things that go in them) at Asia Art Archive in 2015, curated by Ingrid Chu.


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