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13 February 2018 issue

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Galleries West Digital

Vol 3 No 4

Editor: Portia Priegert

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

EXHIBITIONS

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

ART TO COLLECT

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

ART TO COLLECT

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

EXHIBITIONS

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

EXHIBITIONS

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

EXHIBITIONS

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

First Nations cultural centres & museums across BC join forces to share and explore their innovative work & diverse cultures in one space. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

The biggest names in Impressionism are coming to Manitoba for a summer blockbuster at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). Running June 16 to September 9, early bird tickets on sale February 6. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

Associate Professor Justin Langlois is the City of Vancouver’s inaugural Artist-in-Residence with the Sustainability Group. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA) will open its doors on May 26, 2018 and welcome 15 local, Canadian and other international artists with the timely exhibition "BELIEVE". more

BLOGS & BUZZ

Effective for 2018, changes to the Award: The annual top prize amount will double from $50,000 to $100,000; The four short-listed artists’ prizes will increase from $10,000 to $25,000; The twenty long-listed artists’ prizes will double to $2,000. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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