Art & Exhibitions

Join the members of the Art Dealers Association of Canada in Calgary for a Gallery Hop. Visit each gallery and hear prominent artists and curators speak as well as wine + art pairings by Metrovino. more

Oct 19, 2016 10:43 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

Cole Morgan’s latest paintings are a change from his previous style, abstractions that play with 'trompe l’oeil', fooling the viewer’s eye with shapes – often balls – that look as if they are lifting off the canvas. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:57 PM PREVIEWS

An artist with a self-confessed “antique hand” who paints landscapes that seem a throwback to Romanticism is bound to raise eyebrows in a digital age ruled by irony, post-modern genre-bending and anything-goes mash-ups. more

Sep 5, 2016 11:58 AM PREVIEWS

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria offers a rare glimpse into Asia's erotic history with "Kinky: Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images." more

Sep 4, 2016 8:04 PM PREVIEWS

Bharti Kher, "An absence of assignable cause," 2007

Courtesy of the artist and GALERIE PERROTIN, Photo: BHARTI KHER STUDIO

The first North American survey of international artist Bharti Kher incorporates elements of sculpture, photography and painting to explore ritual and female identity. more

Sep 4, 2016 7:51 PM PREVIEWS

Victoria artist Wendy Skog presents new abstract paintings and prints in her exhibition, The Blue Hours. Skog, who studied art at the University of Alberta, works intuitively creating lyrical pieces to transmit her feelings. more

Sep 4, 2016 7:39 PM PREVIEWS

John Chalke, "The Magma Was Thinnest at Crowsnest Pass," 2009

Photo: Willock & Sax Gallery

"Directions of His Own" pays tribute to the late John Chalke and his contributions as an artist and educator. Chalke, who taught at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, was renowned for his understanding of glazes, clays and kilns. more

Sep 4, 2016 7:31 PM PREVIEWS

Toronto artist Steve Driscoll presents a suite of paintings about celestial phenomena in "And a Dark Wind Blows," an immersive installation that features an artificial lake and boardwalk. more

Sep 4, 2016 7:24 PM PREVIEWS

Fireflies, chameleons and starlings were the inspiration for "Murmuration," which explores natural networks and data visualization in sculptural and digital media. more

Sep 4, 2016 7:16 PM PREVIEWS

In The Garden of Earthly Delights, Juan Ortiz-apuy creates large-scale collages made from clippings from magazines and sales catalogues in order to explore advertising and commodity fetishes. more

Sep 4, 2016 6:39 PM PREVIEWS

Atom Egoyan, "Steenbeckett," 2002

© Ego Film Arts

Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan presents his 2002 lens-based installation, "Steenbeckett," which immerses viewers in a moving web of 35mm film strung floor to ceiling and wall to wall. more

Sep 4, 2016 6:28 PM PREVIEWS

Monique Martin, "Continuous, 2015-2016"

Photo courtesy Monique Martin

Monique Martin uses bees to look at the fragility of life and the relationship between insects and humans in a print installation created in the form of a paper hive. more

Sep 4, 2016 6:17 PM PREVIEWS

Cindy Dyson is known for street scenes painted with palette knives. “The variety of mark I can make with these tools challenges and fascinates me,” says Dyson. more

Sep 4, 2016 6:11 PM PREVIEWS

Robert Burke, Children and Change, 2013

Courtesy Canada Council for the Arts

Robert Burke, originally from Fort Smith, N.W.T., creates paintings based on his memories of residential school. more

Sep 4, 2016 5:11 PM PREVIEWS

Eleanor King, "Wormhole III," 2014


Emerging Montreal artist Adam Basanta and Eleanor King, who is based in New York, playfully explore relationships between sound and architectural space. more

Sep 4, 2016 4:58 PM PREVIEWS

Five local galleries revisit the landscape tradition through the lens of the moving image from September 22 until November 12. more

Aug 23, 2016 8:32 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

McMullen Gallery presents "Retreat," an exhibition of interactive sculptures and drawings from Friends of University Hospitals’ first Artist in Residence Bradley Necyk. Running until May 1, "Retreat" marks the end of Necyk’s residency. more

Apr 8, 2016 12:14 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Adad Hannah, "An Arrangement (Polka Dot Case Study) 2," 2016

Image courtesy of Equinox Gallery, Vancouver

A gymnast hurls herself through the air, curling, unfurling, and lands back standing. Each of the 16 frames of "Adad Hannah’s After Muybridge: Front Flip" represents a fraction of a second. The likeness to Eadweard Muybridge’s sequences seems obvious more

Mar 31, 2016 11:57 AM EXHIBITIONS

Colleen Heslin, “Needles and Pins,” 2016, installation at Esker Foundation

John Dean

There’s a push and pull in Colleen Heslin’s quilt-like paintings, a pull to examine the undulating dyes and the rolling seams that stitch together second-hand fabrics used as surface and support. more

Mar 14, 2016 11:11 AM EXHIBITIONS

"Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15"

Photo: Greg Gerla

Many Canadians take pride in the Arctic yet few folks ever travel there. Similarly, many art world followers celebrate the Venice Biennale but don’t attend or experience the work. more

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