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24 October 2017 issue

Galleries West Digital

Vol 2 No 22

Editor: Portia Priegert

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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. more

EXHIBITIONS

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

PREVIEWS

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

ART TO COLLECT

"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. more

EXHIBITIONS

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

ART TO COLLECT

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”. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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. more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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 more

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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

BLOGS & BUZZ

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. more

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