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24 April 2018

Marc Chagall, "The Eiffel Tower," 1929

Galleries West

Vol 3 No 9    ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

Hassaan Ashraf considers diaspora and dislocation while thwarting expectations for easy points of access. His approach becomes an act of self-preservation in a public sphere. Read more

STORIES

The fate of a 1779 painting by French artist Jacques-Louis David has evolved into a controversy pitting Quebec nationalism against the federally owned National Gallery of Canada. Read more

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Gentle and introverted, Veronica Funk seems anything but nasty. But troubled by Donald Trump's misogyny, she decided to paint portraits of 100 women as both a protest and a celebration. Read more

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A groundbreaking collaborative exhibition at Vancouver's Museum of Anthropology gives visitors a gateway to understand the work of First Nations' cultural centres across British Columbia. Read more

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The National Gallery of Canada quietly put one of its two Marc Chagall paintings up for auction in New York. The news has sparked a full-on national controversy. Read more

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Florin Hategan creates meticulous prints of wetlands and human figures in transition. His dark and moody work is on view at Edmonton's Harcourt House Gallery. Read more

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Some key links to recent media coverage and other information about the aborted sale of Marc Chagall's "The Eiffel Tower" by the National Gallery of Canada. Read more

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The National Gallery of Canada’s interest in purchasing Jacques-Louis David’s Saint Jerome Hearing the Trumpet of the Last Judgment, and the upcoming sale of a work from the national collection by Marc Chagall, have generated a lively public debate. Read more

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Ian M. Thom is retiring at the end of June following a 30-year career as a senior curator with the Vancouver Art Gallery. Read more

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The Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada presents PhotoLab 4, the New Generation photography award exhibition. Read more

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The multilateral partnerships in the Canada Pavilion restoration reflect the theme of freespace, described by the Venice Biennial as “a generosity of spirit at the heart of architecture’s agenda." Read more

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Darrin Martens, now the senior curator at the Audain Art Museum in Whistler, B.C., plans to join the Peel Art Gallery in Brampton, Ont., in June. Read more

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The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada have revealed the long list of nominees for the 2018 Sobey Art Award, Canada’s prestigious contemporary art prize that recognizes emerging artists. Read more

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The optics of the gallery’s end run around its Quebec counterparts are really bad. Read more

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The National Gallery of Canada announces it plans to buy painting by Jacques-Louis David with the proceeds from the sale of "The Eiffel Tower" by Marc Chagall. Read more

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The public is invited to join the Spring Gallery Walk in Edmonton’s Art Gallery District on 124 Street from Stony Plain Road to 102 Avenue. Read more

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The Art Dealers Association of Canada hosts a gallery hop in Calgary on May 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more

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Monkman's exhibition launches the programming at the Canadian Cultural Centre, now within the Canadian Embassy's new compound. Read more

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