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5 December 2017

Galleries West Digital

Vol 2 No 25   ISSN 2561-3316

Editor: Portia Priegert

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From the Editor

The moment Victoria sculptor Merlayna Snyder saw the bulky chunk of black walnut she knew she had to carve a whale’s tail. Read more

NEWS

Acclaimed Vancouver architect John Patkau knows steel. It’s a key element in the buildings he designs. Read more

STORIES

Regina artist Debbie Wozniak-Bonk painted woodland scenes for years before turning her attention to abandoned farmhouses and grain elevators. Read more

STORIES

HeavyShield, a Kainai-Blood artist, took inspiration for this exhibition from the southern Alberta landscape. Read more

STORIES

Scandinavian design meshed uniquely with Canada’s ambition to embrace modernity and define its national character, particularly as the 1967 centennial approached. Read more

STORIES

Another Toronto art auction season, another batch of speculation about the heights Lawren Harris will scale. Read more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

On the 10th anniversary of Canada’s most significant award for photography, Hank Willis Thomas was chosen by public vote to receive C$50,000. Read more

NEWS

In what is believed to be the first agreement in Canada between a university and a city-owned art museum, University of Saskatchewan President Peter Stoicheff and Remai Modern Executive Director and CEO Gregory Burke will sign an historic partnership Read more

NEWS

On July 1, 2017, Stephen Wilkes immortalized Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in a photograph using his unique “Day to Night” artistic vision and technique. Read more

NEWS

"Terry Fox – Running to the Heart of Canada" opens at the science centre on February 16, 2018 and provides an in-depth look at Terry’s epic 143 day journey, across 5,373 kilometres, from St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Thunder Bay, Ontario. Read more

NEWS

Coupland's 'Northern Lights' to be featured on two façades of what will be Calgary's third-tallest building Read more

NEWS

On 16 November of 2017, Winnipeg Artist R.F.M McInnis was elected to the College of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Read more

NEWS

The award, which is presented annually to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada, includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the AGO within two years. Read more

NEWS

The Mann Art Gallery has received a notable donation to its permanent collection. In November 2017, the gallery received a 100 x 50” wool tapestry titled "Inside Out" by Margreet van Walsem. Read more

NEWS

The new PastPerfect site not only contains new enhanced features and searchability for the public 24/7, it also features information about The Reach’s material culture collection or artifacts. Read more

NEWS