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University of Lethbridge Art Gallery

A small 1973 Andy Warhol painting of Mao just sold for C$1.5 million at Sotheby's in London. The University of Lethbridge owns one from the same series, purchased for a relative pittance in 1984. more

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We join the University of Lethbridge in extending sincere condolences to family and friends of Dr. Van Christou (LLD ’84) who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the age of 91. more

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Your mind may undergo a strange warp when looking at Jennifer Wanner’s floral images. more

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Dr. Leslie Dawn, a transformational western Canadian figure, respected art historian, art critic, professor and to many a much cherished friend, passed away in Lethbridge on Sept 18, 2016. more

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The Art Gallery of Alberta presents "POP SHOW!" Dazzled by the Everyday, featuring work by international art stars. more

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"Dominion"

Courtesy of SETH. Photo: Bianca Elke, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery.

Dominion is an elaborate work-in-progress by the cartoonist known as Seth. A model of a Canadian town with some 70 buildings constructed from cardboard boxes and house paint, it reflects the optimism of an earlier idealized era. more

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"Other Worlds"

Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid.

Call him Douglas. And while his great blue-and-white whale won’t tip the scales on Moby Dick, at 43 feet in length it captures something of the cetacean’s behemoth proportions. more

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"Moses"

University of Lethbridge Art Collection. Gift of the House of Seagram.

Located near the American pavilion, Moses stood some 17 feet tall and weighed almost two tons. Cast in bronze, its mass and strength immediately impressed Dr Van Christou. more

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BMO Financial Group is donating 67 original pastel portraits by Nicholas de Grandmaison (1892-1978) from its art collection to the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery in Alberta. more

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A bizarre mock restaurant – complete with a soundtrack of a lion eating – is the subject of this saucy little book about Calgary-based artist Rita McKeough’s recent exhibition at the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery. more

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Universities hold some of the most extensive and exciting art collections in western Canada. How do they stay relevant and accessible? more

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WITH A 40-YEAR SURVEY OF PAINTING AND PRINT-MAKING AT THE SOUTHERN ALBERTA ART GALLERY, LETHBRIDGE LEGEND BILLY MCCARROLL SHOWS HE’S STILL IN THE GAME. more

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The title of curator Jane Edmundson’s show "In the Stillness" reflects the somber and leisurely vibe of off-season campus life. more

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Judging by the contemporary art coming out of Lethbridge these days, the (other) windy city is a cornucopia of kitsch, its flea markets and hardware stores filled to the brim with model train parts, taxidermy, unironic Canadiana, vintage comix. more

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"Visual art here is no passing fancy," says Marilyn Smith, Director of the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, one of a few institutions in the city devoted to contemporary art. more

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In a meticulously assembled exhibition, the University of Lethbridge reveals the life of Plains portraitist Nicholas de Grandmaison. more

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Find a summer's worth of great gallery destinations, from Sooke to Winnipeg Beach. more

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