Tom Lovatt: Fight

Winnipeg, Manitoba – March 28, 2013 – With a career spanning 40 years Tom Lovatt is one of Winnipeg’s best-known figurative artists. Lovatt’s new exhibit Fight takes his work to places many have not yet witnessed. It contains paintings and many un-divulged drawings of boxers and mixed martial artists in contest. Fight reflects the internal conversations Lovatt has confronted about perceptions of male identity. Fight opens Friday, April 5th at 7:00 P.M. and the exhibit continues to April 27th at Gurevich Fine Art.

Lovatt observes that boxing and mixed martial arts is a major part of the entertainment industry. He is fascinated with masculine archetypes and their portrayal in the media. Lovatt questions, “Do I fight because I'm a man? Or am I a man only when I fight?”

Fight provokes discomforting revelations about our perceptions of “masculinity” by confronting the viewer with images of blood sport. Adding to this interesting question is the beauty of Lovatt’s painting technique.

More about Gurevich Fine Art
Gurevich Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery that presents a broad view in regards to style with a strong emphasis on talent. The gallery is a focal point for artists and patrons at various levels to exchange visions. More information on Gurevich Fine Art is at

Alexandra Rohne

Gurevich Fine Art
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200-62 Albert Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada R3B 1E9

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