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July 2007

“…his beautiful collection of photographs presents a poetic genealogy of a Toronto that used to be, even as it falters on the shores of a globalized world.”

Prefix Photo Magazine, Jul 30, 2007
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Toronto

May 2007

“In this new book of photographs by the renowned artist Geoffrey James, Mark Kingwell hits the mark when he describes Toronto’s much-discussed identity crisis as “iatrogenic” – a problem that is made worse by examination. James himself doesn’t seem to worry too much about theorizing the city, though his mostly unpeopled, wide-angle, black-and-white portrait of Toronto certainly looks sleek and nostalgic…”

Canadian Art, May 1, 2007
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Toronto

February 2007

“His pictures compellingly reveal in the city’s inelegance a certain modern poetry – hard, angular, unrhyming – that we recognize immediately as the song and truth of ourselves, the great visual music by which Torontonians pace their lives.”

Globe and Mail, Feb 3, 2007
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