Selected Reviews

 

2016

Eric Clement. “Tony Scherman: le rebelle conservateur,” La Presse , April 30

 

2015

“Powerful Spirits” American Art Collector,  November issue, pp. 136-137

Osberg, Molly. “Margaret Thatcher, Serena Williams and Malala Yousafzai Inspire Tony Scherman’s Portrait Series” Artsy.net,  November, 19. Web.

 

2014

Whyte, Murray. “Pedro Cabrita Reis goes without the flow in Power Plant Exhibitions” Toronto Star,  December, 11. Web.

 

2013

Helander, Bruce. “The Conscience of the King” Huffington Post,  December 28. Web.

 

2008

Robinson, Gaile. “Picture Perfect,” Dallas Morning News , Dallas, TX, USA, p. 1E, 8E, 28 December

Goddard, Peter. “Contemporary Art Show Full of Contrasts,” The Toronto Star , Toronto, ON, Canada, p. E4, 20 November

 

2007

Enright, Robert. “The Art of Downside Narrative: An Interview with Tony Scherman,” Border Crossings , Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Issue No. 103, pp. 68-77, Fall

Goddard, Peter. “A Civil War-rock’n’roll mashup,” The Toronto Star , Section H, Toronto, ON, Canada, 22 March

Scott, Alec. “Outrageous Fortune,” Toronto Life , pp. 66-72, Toronto, ON, Canada, March

“Tony Scherman: Southern Inspiration,” American Art Collector , pp. 140-143, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, February

Murtell, Jocelyn. CIUT Radio, University of Toronto, interview, Toronto, ON, Canada, Spring

 

2005

Clayton, Chris. “Hot Wax,” Seattle Magazine , Seattle, WA, USA, February

 

2004

Pearson, Gary. Border Crossings , Issue 92, pp. 111-12, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, November

Turnbull, Glenna. Capital News Daily Courier , 24 September

Pearson, Gary. BCMA publication , Fall

Van Evra, Jennifer. “Waxing on about landscapes,” Vancouver Sun , Vancouver, BC, Canada, 19 July

Schuler, Bettina. “Giftschrank mit Bildern,” Mü nchen Abendzeitung , Germany, 29 March

Johnson, Ken. New York Times , New York, NY, USA, 2 January

“Tony Scherman – Mythos Ödipus,” O.K.

 

2003

BRAVO! Television, Arts and Minds , Toronto, ON, Canada, 13 December

Pincus, Robert. “Dreaming of Jocasta: Tony Scherman’s ‘Seduction of Oedipus’ is Sophisticated and Powerful,” San Diego Union-Tribune , San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 36-37, 12 June

Bouchard, Gilbert. “Waxing poetic on fame,” The Edmonton Journal , Edmonton, AB, Canada, 12 June

2002 Ollman, Leah. “About Face,” Art in America , Issue 11, pp. 140-145, USA, November

Douglas, Susan. “Notations; an excerpt from an on-going discussion with Tony Scherman on the materiality of painting,” Art Papers , pp. 28-33, Atlanta, GA, USA, September/October

MacCash, Doug. “Paintings give icons their soul back,” New Orleans Times Picayune , New Orleans, LA, USA, 24 June

 

2001

Milroy, Sarah. “Back in the mood for the simple pleasures of drawing,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, December

Jordan, Betty Ann. Toronto Life , Toronto, ON, Canada, December

Kelowna Capital News , Kelowna, BC, Canada, 19 December

Priegert, Portia. “The abstract...and Napoleon,” Kelowna Capital News , Kelowna, BC, Canada, 14 November

Cheetham, Mark. “Translinear,” Canadian Art , Toronto, ON, Canada, Fall

Milroy, Sarah. “Conflict on canvas,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 20 October

Dault, Gary Michael. “Beauty by the back door,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 13 January

 

2000

Caldairou, Clo. “Tony Scherman: The Blue Highway,” Nice Matin , Nice, France, 23 July

Benallal, Houda. “Le blues du blue,” La Marseillaise , Marseilles, France, 22 July

Irving, Mark. “The Broader Picture,” The Independent on Sunday , London, UK, 19 March

Silverstein, Joel. “The critical state of visual arts in New York,” Chasing Napoleonat Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, Seattle, WA, USA, 15 March

 

1999

“Un autre Napoléon,” Le Monde , Paris, France, 24 December

“Dans les jeux de l'empereur,” Centre Presse , Poitiers, France, 1 December

Henric, Jacques. “The Paradigm of Memory,” Art Press , Issue 252, pp. 18-23 (cover), Paris, France, December

Fitzgerald, John. “Waxing Poetic: In the hands of Tony Scherman, an ancient painting technique finally gets its due,” Art & Antiques , p.112-118, Wilmington, NC, USA, December

Chabot, Monique. “Tony Scherman dévisage Napoléon,” Le Figaro Magazine , p. 68, Paris, France, 27 November

Wylie, Liz. “Sunken Histories,” Canadian Art , Toronto, ON, Canada, Fall

Mau, Bruce. “Primer: Interview with Bruce Mau,” Canadian Art , Toronto, ON, Canada, Fall

Saunders, Doug. “Casey house art auction a hit,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 27 October

Muzeau, Francine. “Napoléon dévisagé…” Art Gazette International , France, October

Mackay, Gillian. “Luscious paint, cast-off photos and enigmatic tableaus,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 19 June

Kelly, Deirdre. “Portrait of a woman reborn,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 5 June

Kelly, Deirdre. “Hot and bothered,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 15 May

Hackett, Regina. “Pair of art shows yield decidedly divergent takes on the traditional,” Seattle Post Intelligent , Seattle, WA, USA, 30 April

PBS television, Artists World Segment , Arlington, VA, USA, 16 February

 

1998

Pincus, Robert. “Intriguing Wax Art Fires the Imagination,” San Diego

Union-Tribune , San Diego, CA, USA, 28 January

Rees, Christina. “Top 10 visual art events of 1998,” Dallas Observer , Dallas, TX, USA, 31 December - 5 January

Massey, Annabelle. The Met weekly , Dallas, TX, USA, 13 May

Akhtar, Suzanne. “Contemporary portraits give insights into politics of French Revolution,” Fort Worth Star Telegram , Fort Worth, TX, USA, 10 May

Daniel, Mike. “Hot Ticket: Tony Scherman at Turner & Runyon Gallery,” Dallas Morning News , Dallas, TX, USA, 17 April

Pincus, Robert. “History painting - putting the past in perspective through the eyes of its leader,” San Diego Union-Tribune , San Diego, CA, USA, 9 April

Rees, Christina. “You want a revolution?” Dallas Observer , Dallas, TX, USA, 23 April

Chambers, Christopher. “Picks,” NY Arts , New York, NY, USA, February/March

Wiens, Mary. CBC Radio One , interview, Toronto, ON, Canada

Bellet, Harry. Art Press , Paris, France, February

 

1997

Berlin Ticket , “Die Freiheit - und der Tod,” Berlin, Germany, 13-19 November

Tip-Berlin Magazin , Berlin, Germany, 13 November

Der Tagesspiegel , Berlin, Germany, 8 November

Lehmann, Henry. “Ellen gallery displays harvest,” The Montréal Gazette , Montréal, PQ, Canada, 1 November

93.4 FM Radio, Culture Matin,  Paris, France

Kunstbeeld, Amsterdam E. W. “Suggestieve schilderkunst van Tony Scherman,” March

Lamoree, Jhim. “Europa neemt wraak op Zeus,” Het Parool , Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28 February

 

1996

CIBL FM Radio , interview, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 5 November

Lamarche, Bernard. “Les trouées des textes,” Le Devoir , Montréal, PQ, Canada, 2 November

Cullum, Jerry. “Young artists open doors to wisdom,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  Atlanta, GA, USA, 25 October

Mendelman, Bernard. “Brush up your Shakespeare; enjoy Tony Scherman's exhibition,” The Suburban , p. B-6, Montréal, PQ, Canada, 9 October

Catchlove, Lucinda. “Waxing Poetic Tony Sherman digs and scratches into art and history,” Hour , Montréal, PQ, Canada, 10-16 October

Passiour, André Constantin. “Les funérailles de Banquo de Tony Scherman – Des obsèques inventées,” Le Journal de ville Mont-Royal , Montréal, PQ, Canada, October

Liss, David. “Richly textured work of Tony Scherman at Concordia gallery,”

The Montréal Gazette , Montréal, PQ, Canada, 5 October

Adam, John. “Vasari diary: Panned pictures,” ArtNews , New York, NY, USA, June

Benjamin, Andrew. “Matter's insistence” [essay on Banquo's Funeral], in "Painting in the age of artificial intelligence," Art & Design , May/June

Toronto Art, ArtNews , New York, NY, USA, May

Oggi , Tokyo, Japan, April

McPherson, Anne. Art in America , USA, p. 125, April

“Connoisseur's Corner: Old master drawings and contemporary classics,” The Wall Street Journal , New York, NY, USA, 25 March

Brackett, Donald. Toronto Life , Toronto, ON, Canada, January

 

1995

Il Giornale dell'Arte, Il Giro delle gallerie: Parigi - Il funerale di Banco e la horn multimediale, October

Le Nouvel Observateur , Paris, France, 5 October

Pinte, Jean-Louis. “Figures de cire,” Le Figaroscope , Paris, France, 20 September

Dagen, Philippe. Le Monde , Paris, France, 18 September

Enright, Robert. “Fabulator - an interview with Tony Scherman,” Border Crossings , pp. 13-21 (cover), Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Summer

Doyle, Kevin. “Life at the top,” W Fashion Europe , June/July

Balfour Bowen, Lisa. “Venice Biennale takes on the world,” The Financial Post , Toronto, ON, Canada, 19 June

Holubizky, Ihor. “Tony Scherman,” Next Arte e Cultura , Brazil, Spring

Giametti's collection, House and Garden , UK, May

 

1994

Jenkins, Steven. “A beautiful mess – Tony Scherman at Gallery Paule Anglim,” Artweek , Palo Alto, CA, USA, 23 June

Baker, Kenneth. “Toronto painter Tony Scherman: art, myth,” San Francisco Chronicle , San Francisco, CA, USA, 25 June

Duncan, Ann. “Concordia collection superior considering budget restraints,” The Montréal Gazette , Montréal, PQ, Canada, 17 May

 

1993

“Minimalistisch comfort, Barbara Farbers woonhuis annex galerie,” Elle Wonen , Netherlands, December/January

McGrath, Jerry. “Tony Scherman: Sable-Castelli Gallery,” Parachute , April 3-24, October-December

Sonna, Birgit. “Aktuell in Münchner Galerien,” Su ddeutsche Zeitung, Germany, 15 June

Duncan, Ann. ArtNews , New York, NY, USA, May

Dault, Gary Michael. “On the arts,” interview, CBC Newsworld television , Canada, 24 April

Taylor, Kate. “Tony Scherman presents an evocative look at the myth of Io,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 17 April

Bickley, Clair & Gouhah, Sam., Maychak, Matt., Perdue, Jane. “Metro Morning,” interview, CBL-AM Radio , Philadelphia, PA, USA, 8 April

Roncon, Teresa. Interview, City-TV , Toronto, ON, Canada, 3 April

Hume, Christopher. “Scherman's study of rape myth yields bold and beautiful canvases,” The Toronto Star , Toronto, ON, Canada, 1 April

Galeria Antiquaria, “Exposiciones,” Madrid, Spain, March

Hurlbut, Roger. “Exhibitions abound during springtime,” Boca Raton Sun-Sentinel , Boca Raton, FL, USA, 10 March

Duncan, Ann. “Eclectic mix at the galleries,” The Montréal Gazette , Montréal, PQ, Canada, 6 February

The Montréal Gazette , Montréal, PQ, Canada, 5 February

 

1992

Gropp, Rose-Maria. “Rote Punkte in der Förderkoje,” Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung , Frankfurt, Germany, 21 November

Gropp, Rose-Maria. “Nicht nur Schamanen unter sich,” Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung , Frankfurt, Germany, 14 November

Wingen, Ed. “Intrigerend 'realisme' van Salle en Scherman,” De Telegraaf , Amsterdam, NL, 6 November

Weseling, Janneke. “Tony Scherman,” NRC Handelsblad , Rotterdam, NL, 6 November

Bart Klaster, Jan. “Mythologie volgens Scherman,” Het Parool , Amsterdam, NL, 23 October

Taylor, Kate. “Law firm's collection goes beyond the tried and true,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 10 July

Bentley Mays, John. “Pushing ideas around on paper,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 21 March

Jones, Mary. Tony Scherman, NYArts Magazine , New York, NY, USA, February

 

1991

Moos, David and Crone, Rainer. “The duplicity of difference,” M5V , Winter 1991/1992

 

1990

Beale, Nancy. “Arctic expedition worth repeat visit,” The Ottawa Citizen , Ottawa, ON, Canada, 9 June

 

1989

Gravel, Claire. “Place à la peinture,” Le Devoir , 11 November

The Toronto Star,  Toronto, ON, Canada, 20 October

“Artist's Project”, Impulse Magazine , Summer

Zimmerer, Kathy. ArtScene California , Southern California, May

Curtis, Cathy. Los Angeles Times , Los Angeles, CA, USA, 28 April

Dault, Gary Michael. “Tony Scherman,” C Magazine , Toronto, ON, Canada, January

 

1988

The Independent , London, UK, 19 April

Craven, David. “Toronto Art,” Bomb Magazine , Brooklyn, New York, USA, Spring

 

1987

“The 50 pushiest people in Toronto and why we love them”, T.O. Magazine, Toronto, ON, Canada, November

Clothier, Peter. ArtNews , New York, NY, USA, October

Los Angeles Times , Los Angeles, CA, USA, May

L.A. Weekly , Los Angeles, CA, USA, May

Bulmer, Marge. L.A. Reader , Los Angeles, CA, USA, 22 May

 

1986

Fraser, John. “Canadian artists in spotlight,” The Globe and Mail,  Toronto, ON, Canada, 13 November

Bentley Mays, John. The Globe and Mail,  Toronto, ON, Canada, 10 October

 

1985

McGrath, Jerry. “Clean cuffs and pessimism,” C Magazine , Toronto, ON, Canada, Spring

Kent, Sarah. Time Out , London, ON, Canada, February

 

1984

Bentley Mays, John. The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 29 November

Hume, Christopher. “Scherman show repels and fascinates,” The Toronto Star , Toronto, ON, Canada, 18 November

Dault, Gary Michael. “Style and the man,” Toronto Life , Toronto, ON, Canada, October

Bentley Mays, John. “Yorkville throws art gala,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 13 September

1982 Bentley Mays, John. Review of Presswerk Editions, The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 11 February

Howard, Paul. “Poise & counterpoise,” Toronto Life Fashion , Toronto, ON, Canada, Winter

Bentley Mays, John. “A taste of the good old days in art world,” The Globe and Mail , Toronto, ON, Canada, 10 October

Nadelman, Cynthia. ArtNews , New York, NY, USA, February

 

1981

Szylinger, Irene. “The Season in Review,” Artmagazine, November/December/January

Balfour Bowen, Lisa. “Affordable art from 10 of our best young talents,” The Toronto Star , Toronto, ON, Canada, 17 October

Shepherd, Michael. “Notebook on Art Fairs,” Artmagazine , February/March

Cederstam, Britte. Fkafma Daebladet , February

 

1980

Parks, Addison. Arts Magazine , November

Webb, Marshall. Vanguard , Toronto, ON, Canada, November

Wilkin, Karen. “The late-blooming vitality Toronto art,” ArtNews , New York, NY, USA, February

 

1979

Wilkin, Karen. “Tony Scherman: Paintings,” Artmagazine , November/December

Ladan, Eduard. “Encaustic paintings,” Cape Times , Cape Town, South Africa, 4 October

Wykes-Joyce, Max. International Herald Tribune , 4-5 August

Roberts, John. “Patterns and patterns Sean Scully and Tony Scherman,” Art Monthly , London, UK, July

Burr, James. Apollo Magazine , London, UK, July

MacDonald, Donna. CBC Radio , Toronto, ON, Canada, July

Kent, Sarah. Time Out , London, UK, July

Shepherd, Michael. “Some common touches,” Sunday Telegraph , 22 July

“Food for thought,” Art & Antiques , Wilmington, NC, USA, 21 July

 

1976

Shepherd, Michael. Gallery Reviews section, Felecity Samuel Gallery, London, UK, Summer