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Izaak Sacrebleu: Painting history and the beauty of awkwardness

Not long ago, I found myself sitting on a rug across from painter Izaak Sacrebleu in his garage studio in the heart of Kensington Market – drinking black coffee, smoking a cigarette and reconsidering the relevance of photorealism and contemporary art galleries. Izaak, recently graduated from OCAD University with a BFA in Drawing & Painting, has exhibited in various spaces around the city and boasts an eclectic body of work with a recurring exploration of composition and re-composition through painting, collage and frame building. Since the time of our interview he has begun a new series entitled beige is the new gucci and has continued to experiment with found objects and tougher textures. Below, we chat about his work and his thoughts on the contemporary art scene, appropriation and historical paintings.


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