David Kaufman’s Early Sunday Morning shows a bygone Toronto

Early Sunday Morning, David Kaufman’s current photo exhibition, is a love letter to Toronto’s historic streetscapes. The stars of the show are three-storey brick buildings that line both Queen St. W. and E., many dating back to the 1880s. Even as downtown Toronto becomes more dominated every year by new condo towers, Kaufman find himself …

Short Takes on Early Sunday Morning

NOW Magazine, May 23, 2013: ART: Contact Photography Festival Can’t-miss exhibitions in the mammoth photography festival: David Kaufman Twist Gallery, 1100 Queen St W By Fran Schechter Calling his show Early Sunday Morning after an Edward Hopper painting, photographer/filmmaker Kaufman channels the luminous stillness of Hopper’s early 20th-century urban scenes in order to pay homage …

Photographers Preserve Places of Prayer

The places where we pray are part of us. The physical buildings host baby namings, bar mitzvahs, weddings and Kaddish prayers, as well as community gatherings of dear faces that uphold us through our lifetimes. corporated into its exterior masonry. This is why the exhibition of more than 30 photos that opened in early December …

Photography Exhibition Tells A Tale of Two Cities

The late Jane Jacobs, who loved taking walks through many of Toronto’s more modest neighbourhoods, would have loved David Kaufman’s intriguing photography exhibition The Disappearing City. Kaufman puts the spotlight not on huge well-known buildings like the Inn on the Park, which was shockingly obliterated this week, but on the kind of small, eccentric buildings …