01 August 2017 issue

01 August 2017

Galleries West Digital

Vol 2 No 16

Editor: Portia Priegert

"Cutline: From the Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail" is a dog-eared shrine to the waning physicality of photographs as objects. more

Jul 29, 2017 10:54 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

An exhibition that explores Canada's love affair with the canoe through art is on view at the Glenbow. more

Jul 28, 2017 5:15 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Works by three Western Canadian artists are in the Greek isles as part of an exhibition organized by Calgary curator Caterina Pizanias. more

Jul 28, 2017 5:09 PM BLOGS & BUZZ 1 Comments

Looking at Blake Chorley’s landscape photography is like stepping back in time. more

Jul 28, 2017 4:57 PM ART TO COLLECT 1 Comments

Beadwork and other Indigenous art is playing an increasingly important role in Canadian art history. more

Jul 28, 2017 4:49 PM BOOKS

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria displays images from Japanese-Canadian studio photographers in the early 1900s. more

Jul 28, 2017 11:06 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) has received Canada Council New Chapter funding to exhibit the artworks of 50 contemporary Indigenous women on billboards from coast-to-coast. more

Jul 27, 2017 9:52 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Remai Modern announces its newest web commission, "Staring, Nine episodes from al-Khalil/Hebron (Palestine) and Kassel (Germany), 2016-17," by Ahlam Shibli. more

Jul 27, 2017 9:55 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

Grants are for BC and Yukon First Nations artists (or small group of artists) to travel to one of six partner museums to research/study the museums’ collections of First Nations art and artifacts. more

Jul 26, 2017 8:52 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Four outstanding international artists have been shortlisted for this year’s Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, marking the 10th anniversary of Canada’s most significant award for photography. more

Jul 26, 2017 2:25 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) system will open in 2018. Several artists from Vancouver and Calgary will contribute to the public art component. more

Jul 25, 2017 7:43 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Barry Till has announced his retirement after 36 years at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. more

Jul 24, 2017 7:51 PM BLOGS & BUZZ 1 Comments

Our team successfully opened the portal to receive your grant applications as planned on June 5th. To date, we have received over 5,000 applications. more

Jul 23, 2017 5:22 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Tthe Royal Canadian Mint has selected Allan's artwork to be featured on a $20 Silver coin designed exclusively for their Master's Club collectors! more

Jul 23, 2017 4:29 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Opened July 21, the World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 features 152 large-format photographs, including images by three Canadians. more

Jul 23, 2017 3:53 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Some sad news. Curator Ben Portis has been killed in an auto accident near Barrie. more

Jul 22, 2017 3:01 PM BLOGS & BUZZ 5 Comments

Fifty artists from across Canada have been selected as finalists for the Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Finalists are eligible to win one of eight awards totalling $30,000 and take home the Joan McConnell Award of $17,000. more

Jul 19, 2017 8:00 PM BLOGS & BUZZ



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