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Brian Jungen

An exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts looks at the Western film genre and its impact on the visual arts. more

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Brian Jungen has transformed Nike runners into eye-popping Haida-themed masks and white plastic lawn chairs into a giant whale skeleton. So what will he help fashion from a massive Caterpillar trencher used in the construction of the Alaska Highway? more

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Brian Jungen, "Cetology," 2002

Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance Program and Vancouver Art Gallery Acquisitions Fund.

Vancouver is the only Canadian city represented in the Biennale’s city pavilions project. Other cities include Amsterdam, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Mumbai, San Francisco, Tehran among others. more

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What does Northwest coast First Nations art tradition look like today in an age of technology change and the influence of new media, new music and an explosion of fresh, contemporary expression? more

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The Yukon Arts Centre invites artists from across the country to the Canada Winter Games. more

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There are themes that run through much of Jungen’s work. He is interested in subverting the power of objects, in particular commercial objects and what they stand for; he’s also interested in Minimalism, both its physical and conceptual vocabularies. more

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Brian Jungen's themes of metamorphosis, myth, minimalism, craft, and ecology are like the landscape itself for Western Canadians. We are the children of our environment and claim its motifs, naturalness, and quiet open spaces as our own. more

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