STYLE ART, new to Toronto Fashion Week this season, will be teaming up with local Toronto artists and art galleries to showcase extraordinary pieces that merge the worlds of art and fashion. Hosted at The Hazelton Gallery, LUMAS Gallery, Liss Gallery, Taglialatella Gallery, Galerie de Bellefeuille and Judith & Charles, and showcasing the creative works of renowned artists, STYLE ART will paint the community of Yorkville in colourful and eccentric multidisciplinary pieces that will focus on the beauty and balance of fashion.
Launching September 4, XPOSED will exhibit a photo series titled Icon in the Making, featuring Canadian-born YouTube sensation, actress, and model Gigi Gorgeous, shot by world renowned fashion photographer Chris Nicholls. With art treatments by Lorca Moore and Finley Moore, this XPOSED production will display a photo series inspired by her journey to becoming her true self. Under the creative direction of George Antonopoulos and Glenna Weddle, styling by Lucia Perna, hair by Kristjan, and makeup by Alexandre Deslauriers, Icon in the Making will be featured in FASHION’s October issue in celebration of gender freedom and expression.
A limited edition XPOSED X GIGI hoodie collab will be released for purchase at the event taking place in Yorkville Village with proceeds being donated to The 519 Org—Canada’s largest LGBTQ2S Community Centre.
On Sept. 5, Style Art presents ‘Art Crawl’, which will allow fashion and art enthusiasts to check out all participating galleries until 8 p.m. while enjoying bubbly and sweets.
Artist: Max Jamali (will be featured in The Lane at Yorkville Village)
Top international Parisian pop artist Patrick Rubinstein will be showcasing artworks of well-known iconic fashion designers, while Anna Razumovskaya will instill her love of fashion into the canvases of her work with whimsical Parisian tulle. Gallery-goers will admire the works of Richard Roblin, an abstract painter inspired by textiles, alongside a DALI sculpture collection featuring: Dalinian Dancer, Woman Aflame, and Homage to Fashion, inspired by fashion in the early 20th century.
LUMAS will be exhibiting black and white fashion photography from both historical and contemporary artists including Michel Comte, Greg Kadel, and Pamela Hanson.
The photography of Alexander Rocco and David Drebin will be showcased throughout the duration of Toronto Fashion Week. Alexander Rocco will be present on Sept. 5 for Art Crawl night.
Showing “Interiors” featuring work by Simon Andrew, Holly Farrell, Tom Forrestall, Colin Fraser, Fabian Jean, Phil Richards, Jeremy Smith, and Michael Thompson. The Mira Godard Gallery will also be featuring a selection of photos by Laurent Guérin that art lovers can enjoy from Sept. 3-5.
On Sept. 5, the Taglialatella Gallery will present a selection of seven artistic, fashion-forward photographs by Caitlin Cronenberg that highlight the female figure. The characters are seductive, powerful, and mysterious. The gallery will display a variety of formats in celebration of fashion week, and a small selection of her work will also be showcased at The Spoke Club on Sept. 4 for art fanatics looking to extend the Style Art experience.
Jason de Graaf will be debuting an exhibition of photorealistic paintings that stage alternate realities that creates the illusion of depth and sense of presence not found in photographs.
Discover a series of Judith and Charles’ mobile fixtures, sculptures and lighting locally-made in collaboration with Montreal design studio, ALPHABET. All creations are carefully studied in order to offer optimal design and a unique aesthetic. The showcased works will be available for purchase and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Charlie’s Foundation, an initiative launched in 2015 by Charles Le Pierrès of Judith & Charles. The boutique will remain open until 8 p.m. on September 5th.
From Sept. 3–5, Toronto-based luxury artist Max Jamali will be showcasing four of his artworks from the “Mystery of Fashion” and “Blue Fantasy” series at The Lane in Yorkville Village, featuring iconic supermodels Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, and Claudia Schiffer. He will also host a live painting event in The Lane on Sept. 5th at 5:30 p.m., layering one of his latest artworks with snakeskin and acrylic. With an award-winning background in fashion photography, Max is a mixed-media artist famous for the use of luxurious items to create art. In contrast with other artists, Max’s work focuses on luxury itself as a medium. Diamond dust, exotic leather, Swarovski crystals; he uses them all to create pieces that scream opulence.