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24 October 2017

24 October 2017 issue

Galleries West Digital

Vol 2 No 22   ISSN 2561-3316

Editor: Portia Priegert

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From the Editor

The Remai Modern hopes to position its $84 million venue as an international art destination. Read more

NEWS

Each generation of artists strives to carve out new meaning, to take from the past, make it more relevant and leave a distinct mark on the world. Nowhere is this reinvention more difficult than in painting. Read more

STORIES

An exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts looks at the Western film genre and its impact on the visual arts. Read more

STORIES

Vancouver Island painter Sara Robichaud has moved from the abstract to include recognizable domestic objects in her paintings, but not without a certain anxiety. Read more

STORIES

"Le rêve aux loups (The Dream of Wolves)" at Calgary's Esker Foundation examines environmental concerns and Indigenous culture through the visual iconography of forest animals, including beaver, owl, wolf and coyote. Read more

STORIES

Allan Harding MacKay’s take on landscape is contemporary; it feels intimate. Read more

STORIES

The winners of the second Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) have been announced with Calgary artist Judy Anderson winning the Salt Spring Prize for her work, “This one brings me the most pride”. Read more

NEWS

"iinisikimm" is an immersive puppet-lantern performance that celebrates the reintegration of buffalo into the natural ecosystem of Banff National Park. Read more

NEWS

Tony Hunt passed away on Oct. 12. Read more

NEWS

Michelle LaVallee, a former curator at the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina, is the new director at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Art Centre in Gatineau, Que. Read more

NEWS

Total contributions by the Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation are $103 million, among the largest donations to the arts in Canada’s history. Read more

NEWS

Oxygen Art Centre’s Executive Director Miriam Needoba will be leaving her role at the end of the year after six years of service. Read more

NEWS

Ambera Wellmann of Guelph, Ontario won first place among fifteen finalists, and will receive $25,000 for her work entitled "Temper Ripened." Read more

NEWS

For over 35 years Sandra Meigs has created vivid, immersive, and enigmatic paintings that combine complex narratives with comic elements. Read more

NEWS

First-ever overhaul maximizes exhibition space and programming options in promoting reconciliation through the unique art of Northwest Coast First Nations. Read more

NEWS

Patkau-designed facility will be Western Canada’s largest photography-focused gallery, inaugurating its new Lower Lonsdale home with an exhibition that takes North Vancouver as its inspiration. Read more

NEWS

The Hockaday Museum of Art is located in the cultural district of downtown Kalispell at 302 Second Ave East. It is housed in a 1904 Carnegie Library building that appears on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum is a private nonprofit Read more

NEWS

Cox to join the AGO from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco starting in January 2018. Read more

NEWS

Kegan McFadden becomes Executive Director of the artist-run centre located in downtown Victoria effective November 1, 2017. Read more

NEWS