Chris Cran

The artist’s studio, in the popular imagination, is a place of exceptional myth and, as a consequence, one of potent cliché. more

Sep 9, 2017 12:00 PM ART TO COLLECT

Maybe yoga classes can help build audiences for art. more

Jan 2, 2017 12:37 PM ART APPRECIATION

Chris Cran - NGC

Courtesy Allan MacKay

"Chris Cran: Sincerely Yours" National Gallery of Canada until Sept. 5

On Thursday May 19th the National Gallery of Canada launched a triumphal celebration to inaugurate their forty year survey exhibition of over 100 works: more

May 25, 2016 8:45 PM In My Opinion

Chris Cran, "Orange Woman" (Chorus Series 13.5)

Courtesy of the artist and TrepanierBaer

IN MY OPINION: Chris Cran love-fest: Major retrospective for Calgary artist

Senior Calgary artist Chris Cran has achieved a remarkable and unique career milestone. The National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Alberta have come together to organize a 40-year survey of his art for display in Edmonton and Ottawa. more

Aug 19, 2015 10:36 PM In My Opinion 1 Comments

When I first viewed Chris Cran’s paintings in a survey show at the Kelowna Art Gallery in 1998, something pricked my senses. It was not just his adroitness and competency working at large scale. more

May 15, 2013 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

A glimpse of red at the entrance to the Art Gallery of Alberta beckons from Edmonton’s Churchill Square. Luxe, by Laura Vickerson, is a sumptuous damask intervention within the curvilinear metallic sheath of the gallery. more

Mar 15, 2013 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

The tiny, vibrant Trianon Gallery in Lethbridge opens a two-month show May 2 that brings together 12 Calgary artists – emerging, mid-career and established. more

Apr 30, 2009 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

From September 26 to November 16, Glenbow Museum president Jeff Spalding curates a whimsical tour through dream spaces and reversals. more

Aug 31, 2008 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

As Chris Cran lets us know in his large painting featuring an anonymous talking head, McIntyre Ranch is... king big! Who better to tell the story in two words than Alberta’s master of wit and art. more

Aug 31, 2005 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS



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