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27 February 2018

27 February 2018 issue

Galleries West Digital

Vol 3 No 5    ISSN 2561-3316

Editor: Portia Priegert

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From the Editor

India, like Canada, has hundreds of Indigenous communities that may lack material wealth but are rich in stories and visual creativity. more

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Ufuk Gueray talks about his upcoming show – and his fascination with Russian Suprematist Kazimir Malevich. more

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Margaret Nazon’s beadwork, on view in Yellowknife, pulls heaven and earth together. more

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In Latin, "Levitas," the title of Linda Craddock’s exhibition at Edmonton's Bugera Matheson Gallery, means levity or lightness. more

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An exhibition at the University of Victoria’s downtown Legacy Art Gallery gives voice to a community that faces prejudice and violence. more

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Banff's Canada House Gallery has put together a show about bears to support environmental education. more

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Peter D. Boyd, born in Orillia, Ont., in 1957, died of a heart attack on Feb. 23. Peter was an entrepreneur and a skilled, successful business leader. more

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The 2018 Scotiabank Photography Award, the largest peer-nominated and peer-reviewed celebration of excellence in Canadian contemporary photography, unveils the 11 artists vying for the $50,000 prize. more

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The Hamilton-born, Paris-based artist will realize an open-air installation in Randall’s Island Park, exploring freedom of movement and architectures of exclusion, tentatively titled "Shady." more

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It’s not quite daggers at dawn. But Galleries West consulting editor Jeffrey Spalding takes umbrage at the “relentless vitriol” of British art critic Jonathan Jones in this spirited defence of Canadian artist David Milne. more

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Calgary arts community remembers William John Harvie and Hendrik Bres. more

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Longtime Calgary artist Dora "Helen" Mackie has died. more

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After almost 60 years of exhibitions featuring work by some of Canada’s most celebrated artists and architects, the Canada Pavilion in Venice is undergoing a $3-million restoration. more

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Gerald McMaster has spent more than 30 years developing an international reputation as an expert on Indigenous contemporary art. more

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The Salt Spring Arts Council and the Artist in Residence steering committee are seeking applicants for the third year of the Artist in Residence program on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. more

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Up to eight people from across B.C. will receive $1,000 each to act as a Culture Days spokesperson and to present an activity during the Culture Days weekend (Sept. 28 to Sept. 30, 2018). more

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Funded and administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, the $25,000 cash prize includes categories for artistic achievement in visual and media arts, fine craft and outstanding contribution. more

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While this conversation will be of special interest to those directly involved in the Canadian visual arts market, it is open to any Canadian. Breadth and diversity of participants will bring a better understanding of the market and ecosystem. more

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The gallery will will reopen in April 2018 with an exhibition space available for our own programming and for rental, a reduced retail footprint and the majority of our space redesigned as a ceramic studio for public programming and member rental. more

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