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Takao Tanabe

Established by artist Takao Tanabe, the Tanabe Prize is a new annual award given to artists whose primary medium is painting and who are residents of British Columbia. In addition to being painters, recipients must be mid-career artists. more

Jan 4, 2017 8:29 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

It was standing room only at the Great Hall of the BC Law Courts to watch veteran BC artists Gathie Falk and Takao Tanabe receive the prestigious prize, which honours a lifetime achievement in art. more

Apr 6, 2013 8:46 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Senior British Columbia artist Takao Tanabe is best known for his paintings, which range from early experiments with abstract expressionism to recent large-scale portrayals of the Canadian landscape. more

Dec 4, 2012 12:00 AM BOOKS

Bad weather keeps Tak at home

November 25, 2011, opening night at one of Burnaby Art Gallery’s biggest shows in its 50-year history and a key person is a no-show. The artist himself, Takao Tanabe, can’t leave his Vancouver Island home. more

Nov 28, 2011 12:00 AM Around Vancouver

IN MY OPINION: In the early ‘50s Winnipeg Abstraction ruled the roost!

In the early ‘50s, between the Automatistes and Painters 11, Winnipeg Abstraction ruled the roost! more

Apr 30, 2011 12:00 AM In My Opinion 1 Comments

A retrospective launching this fall in Victoria will take the “beautifully grand” landscapes of West Coast painter Takao Tanabe across the nation. more

Aug 31, 2005 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

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