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12 September 2017

September 12, 2017 issue

Galleries West Digital

Vol 2 No 19   ISSN 2561-3316

Editor: Portia Priegert

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From the Editor

The artist’s studio, in the popular imagination, is a place of exceptional myth and, as a consequence, one of potent cliché. Read more

STORIES

One of the last century’s great scientists, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, known as the father of modern neuroscience, yearned as a boy to be an artist. Read more

STORIES

Xiao Han’s latest work is a new twist on public memorials, and comes as a coy rebuff to the horsey heroics of 19th century commemorations. Read more

NEWS

Fresh and uninhibited, Michelle Nguyen’s paintings offer up a steamer trunk of magical, loosely articulated narratives within distorted pictorial space. Read more

STORIES

A show at Winnipeg's aceartinc looks at the history around a memorial boulder at McGill University in Montreal. Read more

STORIES

Your inner nerd will get a workout at Beakerhead, a Calgary festival that mashes together art, science and engineering in wildly creative ways. Read more

NEWS

It’s back to school with a difference at Vancouver’s Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as students start classes this week at the new $123-million campus. Read more

NEWS

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts is seeking proposals for the latest Emerging Curators Fellowship. Read more

NEWS

This autumn US artist Harrell Fletcher begins working with a broad range of Vancouver school students, residents and artists to develop a series of participatory projects reflecting the artist’s interest in bringing art and life together. Read more

NEWS

The Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada have elected 89 new Fellows. These individuals have diverse backgrounds and disciplines, and they have been elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement Read more

NEWS

"A Very Long Line" by artist collective Postcommodity is an immersive four-channel video and sound installation comprised of four screens of moving images featuring desert landscapes, framed by the constant presence of a fence. Read more

NEWS

The new campus is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to support student learning, including a motion-capture and visualization lab, networked virtual reality systems, a digital animation studio, and a digital embroidery and sewing lab. Read more

NEWS

On September 30, 2017, the Vancouver Art Gallery will open "Entangled: Two Views on Contemporary Canadian Painting," on view until January 1, 2018, featuring artists and painting practices from across the country. Read more

NEWS

All winning entries for 2017 will be on display at the 1st Art! 2017 exhibition, held at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery from November 16 – December 16, 2017. Read more

NEWS

Portrait of Guillermo del Toro at Bleak House. Photo © Josh White/ JWPictures.com

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This September, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is home to the only Canadian stop of an exhibition that offers a rare glimpse into the creative process of famed and fascinating filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. Read more

NEWS