Since his start in London in the early 1970s, Toronto-based Scherman has become one of the leading figurative artists of his generation. His arresting portraits, often appearing to be cinematic close-ups, and his finely articulated still lifes draw inspiration from the grand narratives of art history.
Entitled New Mythologies, the exhibition (March 26, 2011 – May 31, 2011) was curated by David Moos, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, and featured more than 20 significant works. The show’s accompanying catalog with color plates includes an introductory essay by David Moos and excerpts by prominent critics and art historians Susan Douglas, Robert Enright, Jacques Henric and Ihor Holubizky.
ISBN 978–0–615–44970-8, softback, 72 pages, 12 x 10 inches, published by Windsor Press.