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13 February 2018

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Galleries West Digital

Vol 3 No 4    ISSN 2561-3316

Editor: Portia Priegert

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Whimsy and social commentary mark Japanese art star Takashi Murakami’s exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. more

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Vancouver artist Maggie Boyd uses wry humour and irreverent visual puns to decant humanity’s troubles into the age-old form of the ceramic vase. more

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Edmonton artist aAron munson explores the abandoned Isachsen weather station on Ellef Ringnes Island in Nunavut, where his father worked for a year. more

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Calgary artist Walter May’s retrospective at the University of Calgary offers a rare glimpse of his quirky and prolific practice. more

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A retrospective survey by Brenda Francis Pelkey, one of Canada’s leading photo-based artists, is a lesson in contemporary art history. more

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Peter von Tiesenhausen’s impressive survey-style show at the Art Gallery of Alberta takes visitors through a darkened landscape of salvaged materials and rudimentary objects. more

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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Michaëlle Jean Foundation bring together some 100 lecturers, artists, researchers and organizations for a national conversation on the power of art from Feb. 16 to Feb. 18, 2018. more

NEWS

First Nations cultural centres and museums across B.C. join forces to share and explore their innovative work and diverse cultures in Vancouver. more

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The team will be led by curator and academic Heather Igloliorte with emerging curators/artists Asinnajaq, Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter and Krista Ulujuk Zawadski. more

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The biggest names in Impressionism are coming to Manitoba for a summer blockbuster at the Winnipeg Art Gallery from June 16 to Sept. 9. Early bird tickets are on sale Feb. 6. more

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In her new role, Corrie Jackson will advise on key visual arts programs and partnerships and oversee the management and growth strategy of the RBC Corporate Art Collection. more

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Associate professor Justin Langlois wraps up stint as a City of Vancouver artist in residence. more

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Vancouver city council has renewed its investment in local arts and culture organizations through operating funding and annual assistance funding. more

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto opens its doors May 26, 2018 to welcome 15 local, Canadian and other international artists in the exhibition "Believe." more

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Effective in 2018, the annual top prize amount will double from $50,000 to $100,000. more

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