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Fall/Winter 2010 issue

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Galleries West

Vol 9 No 3    ISSN No. 1703-2806

Editor: Jill Sawyer

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There’s a tactility in Leah Dorion’s work that mimics her subject — the expression of Metis women in dance and domestic activity. Read more

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This exhibition celebrates the 80th anniversary of the 1931 founding of the Alberta Society of Artists in Calgary. Read more

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Herald Nix was literally laying the groundwork for his forthcoming fall exhibition when he spoke about the show. Read more

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“The truck comes next week to pick up the work,” explains a harried Wanda Koop from her Winnipeg studio. Read more

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"I don’t believe in centres anymore. I believe technology decenters everything." -Richard Rhodes Read more

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The alien life forms in Tani Hamagishi-Allan’s Porcelain series, floating oddities in collage and mixed media, are the artist’s response to consumer culture. Read more

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"Timeland," the 2010 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, provoked an ongoing provincial dialogue about identities and regional representations. Read more

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Fall, one of Vancouver’s rainy seasons, is a good time for an exhibition of Michael Cutlip’s work. Read more

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Egbert Oudendag found the picturesque in everything, from the garbage cans at his back door to boats stranded on a sandy shore. Read more

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Vancouver-based artist Amy Chang brings her latest show, Imperfection to Vancouver’s Gallery of B.C. Ceramics in October. Read more

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Toronto artist Dionne Simpson’s latest series of works investigates what she calls the “widescape” of Calgary. Simpson wants to depict the city from a fresh perspective, employing the unique woven canvas technique she’s perfected. Read more

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The Surrealist photographer Man Ray had an important role in changing the west’s view of African art. Read more

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It’s not every day that a public gallery is actually serenaded by art fans, but attendees of the opening event for the Mendel Gallery’s "Under Skirt: will be presented with four original songs performed by the Lethbridge-based Cedar Tavern Singers. Read more

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The Canadian premiere of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition returns to the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton (on through January). Read more

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AS THE VANCOUVER ART GALLERY EYES A NEW SPACE, A CITY-WIDE DEBATE GETS UNDERWAY. Read more

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In 1941, the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria opened Thunderbird Park on a small piece of land adjacent to the museum. Read more

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The Walter Phillips Gallery at The Banff Centre has the North American premiere of Melanie Gilligan’s multi-part fictional video narrative "Popular Unrest" (to October 24). Read more

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"Pilgrims" is Dominque Rey’s first solo painting show. For ten years, the Winnipeg-based artist was consumed with photography and video, so this marks a return to the art form she’s practiced since age ten. Read more

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Dense with colour and texture, Chris Charlebois’ paintings rarely involve a paintbrush. A palette knife loaded with a few colours is used to apply the thick paint, beginning with broad gestures. Read more

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