I attended the Artist Project this past weekend, held at the Queen Elizabeth Building, Toronto. Overall, there was a lot of the same old same old contrasted by some experimental attempts at self expression. However, a few displays did catch my attention. I cannot resist traditional painting that is exceptionally well done, nor the very painterly executed with an urgency to push the margins; add to that, a playful, well crafted visual statement on the better times. Unavoidable with all large, disjointed exhibits is my feeling of vertigo which signals a departure. I stepped out into the full sun.