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Art Gallery of Alberta

When Hubert Hohn moved to Edmonton, he brought an outsider’s eye to the city’s humble abodes. His photographs raise questions about the communities we construct. more

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Art collector Ash Prakash pursued his love of Montreal painter James Morrice with what he calls reckless abandon. Canada is all the richer for it, as a show opening soon in Edmonton attests. more

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The Art Gallery of Alberta recently appointed Franchesca Hebert-Spence, adjunct curator, Indigenous art; Jessie Ray Short, adjunct curator, Indigenous art; and Amery Calvelli, adjunct curator, Poole Centre of Design. more

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Lindsey Sharman has been appointed curator of the Art Gallery of Alberta, effective Aug. 7. more

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A moving survey of contemporary Métis art reveals a continuing tradition of meticulous craft, as well as lived stories of loss, resilience and cultural survival. more

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Peter von Tiesenhausen’s impressive survey-style show at the Art Gallery of Alberta takes visitors through a darkened landscape of salvaged materials and rudimentary objects. more

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This show reveals there’s still much recovery work to be done on the history of women artists in Western Canada. more

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

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A companion exhibition to the National Gallery of Canada’s 2017 Canadian Biennial, "Turbulent Landings" features new work from Canadian and International artists. more

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"Cutline: From the Photography Archives of the Globe and Mail" is a dog-eared shrine to the waning physicality of photographs as objects. more

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This summer the Art Gallery of Alberta partners with the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown and The Rooms in St. Johns to bring The Great One to audiences across the nation with the new exhibition–"Gretzky is Everywhere". more

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Perhaps grounding the artists in the cultural impact and global significance of biennials prompted some amongst this relatively young cohort to overreach. more

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Spread over the two sites, it opens at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton on May 27, 2017 and Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff on June 24, 2017, with public programming at both sites throughout the exhibition’s duration. more

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The Art Gallery of Alberta has announced that beginning March 28, all children, youth under 18, and Alberta’s students will have free access to the gallery. more

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Maybe yoga classes can help build audiences for art. more

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Nancy Wilson Ross, an expert on Eastern religions, once said: “Nothing can be asserted about Hinduism that cannot also be denied.” This same statement aptly summarizes David Altmejd’s intricate oeuvre. more

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Does creativity run in families? Damian Moppett and his dad, Ron, who exhibit together this fall at the Art Gallery of Alberta, are just one example of how family ties play out in the arts. more

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It’s an odd irony: grand new art galleries are opening across the west just as the digital age ushers in unprecedented access to art from the comfort of our sofas. more

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Duane Linklater, "Beast of Burden," 2016

Courtesy of the artist and Catriona Jeffries Gallery. Photo: Blaine Campbell

My first job was teaching art at the Edmonton Art Gallery. I loved every moment until two First Nations children came to me distraught because other kids were quietly making vile racist comments. more

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Michael Morris, "City Deluxe 5", 1968/2012, etching and aquatint, 30” x 22” (edition of 25 published by Kardosh Projects)  Courtesy the artist and Kardosh Projects, Vancouver

Courtesy the artist and Kardosh Projects, Vancouver

"The Blur in Between", which questions the boundaries between disciplines such as contemporary art, design, craft, typography, architecture and digital art, is no exception. more

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