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15 August 2017 issue

15 August 2017 cover

Galleries West Digital

Vol 2 No 17

Editor: Portia Priegert

Plug In's "Stages: Drawing the Curtain," which runs Aug. 18 to Sept. 4 in Winnipeg, moves contemporary art out of the white cube of the gallery and into public space. more

PREVIEWS

Jim Holyoak and Matt Shane have created a massive drawing installation about the West Coast forest for their show at Open Space in Victoria. more

PREVIEWS

A little girl, about six years old, skips around Clem T. GoFur in the Lake Country Art Gallery in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley. “Wow, he’s BIG,” she says, “and those boots!” more

PREVIEWS

"Weird Woman," a group exhibition at Jarvis Hall Gallery in Calgary, evokes a romantic, defiant and otherworldly feel. more

ART TO COLLECT

The National Gallery of Canada’s “paternalism” in promoting its vision of Canadian art in the West receives a pointed critique in a new book about the history of public art galleries in Western Canada. more

BOOKS

Calgary artist Marcia Harris presents a series of landscapes with added geometric elements such as diamonds and triangles. more

ART TO COLLECT

The artwork will consist of more than 400 panels installed on the ceiling of the pedestrian walkway under the LRT tracks. Each will be shaped and painted to refer to Indigenous aspects of the region. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

Tickets are now on sale for dozens of experiences and shows as part of Beakerhead, happening September 13-17, 2017. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

The curator will undertake a 6 month residency within aceartinc. from February - July 2018 to work on a specific exhibition. The end of the residency will culminate in the exhibition being mounted in the Main Gallery in July 2018. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

OCAD University announced the appointment of Dr. Ashok Mathur as Dean of Graduate Studies, effective January 1, 2018. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

On July 4 Rhéanne Chartrand stepped into a new role as full time Curator of Indigenous Art at the McMaster Museum of Art, following her one-year Curatorial Residency. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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