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22 May 2018

Douglas Coupland works on “Vortex” at the Vancouver Aquarium. (Photo courtesy of Ocean Wise.)

Galleries West

Vol 3 No 11    ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

Shocked by the debris on the beaches of Haida Gwaii – and a large floating island of plastic waste in the Pacific Ocean – Douglas Coupland created an art installation for the Vancouver Aquarium. more

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Over the next two months, billboards across Canada will feature art by Indigenous women. This vast linear gallery, with unprecedented visibility for women’s stories, is an act of cultural reconciliation. more

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It's easy to feel puzzled by Jennifer Crane’s opaque photographs. Her experiments with antiquated technologies explore historical gaps and lapses in the archival record. more

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Is art the exclusive domain of humans? The expressive quality of portraits drawn by robots in a group show that explores the relationship between people and technology may give you pause. more

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Winnie Truong’s interest in distorted beauty plays out in recent drawings that merge elaborate coiffure and botanical motifs. She brings a contemporary whimsy to Victorian aesthetics. more

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An Edmonton that brings together work by six printmakers from India and six diasporic artists from the United States models diversity and mutual respect. more

STORIES

The Vancouver Art Gallery in collaboration with Dulwich Picture Gallery and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, with support from the National Gallery of Canada, presents "David Milne: Modern Painting," on view June 16 to September 9, 2018. more

NEWS

University of Alberta Museums welcomes three curators to the Mactaggart art collection and the University of Alberta art collection. more

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Three British Columbia artists are among the recent inductees to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. more

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As reported by CBC News, Jack Sures is dead at 83, just weeks after receiving the Saidye Bronfman Award at the 2018 Governor General's Awards. more

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We announce the sudden passing of Keith Wood on May 1, 2018. more

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Coast Salish artist Susan Point is recognized with the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, while VIVA Awards go to Charlene Vickers and the collaborative team of Hannah Jickling and Helen Reed. more

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A joint release from the National Gallery of Canada and Christie's on May 10, 2018 confirms that La Tour Eiffel by Marc Chagall will be released from sale by joint agreement. more

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Interdisciplinary artist Meagan Musseau has been awarded this year's  Emerging Atlantic Canada Artist Residency at the Banff Centre. more

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Toronto-based photographer Moyra Davey has won the 2018 Scotiabank Photography Award, along with praise from one of Canada's top photographers, Edward Burtynsky. more

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