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Althea Thauberger

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 Polygon Gallery on the North Vancouver waterfront has launched its first show, which looks at the city, past and present. more

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"Preuzmimo Benčić"

Courtesy of the artist, Musagetes, and Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto. Photo: Milica Czerny Urban.

A massive industrial building known as Rikard Benčić was built in 1793 in the Croatian port city of Rijeka. Over the centuries the building served many functions, producing sugar, cigarettes, machine parts and other goods. more

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You might think that staple of art history, the genteel portrait, would be under threat in this quick-fix age as the so-called thumb generation posts countless snapshots of friends and family on social media sites. more

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It’s one thing to get an achievement award after a lifetime of dedication to a creative career, but as Vancouver’s arbiter of the avant-garde, Eric Metcalfe says, younger artists need a hit of recognition every once in a while too. more

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Althea Thauberger began her art practice as a photographer and now produces primarily film and video. Born in 1970 in Saskatoon, she currently lives in Vancouver. more

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