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19 June 2018

Susan Hiller, “Resounding (Infrared),” 2013

Galleries West

Vol 3 No 13    ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

The City of Calgary and Contemporary Calgary have announced a lease agreement, paving the way for a new gallery in the Centennial Planetarium. Read more

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The B.C. Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has announced $6 million in one-time funding for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's $30-million renovation project. Read more

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Regina artist Anne Brochu Lambert, a former French-language journalist, creates semi-abstract landscapes that evoke metaphors both personal and universal. Read more

STORIES

Williamson Bathory is an established multidisciplinary artist whose practice centres on uaajeerneq (Greenlandic mask dance) and also includes acting, curating, drum-dancing, music and writing. Read more

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The Language of Family: Stories of Bonds and Belonging has won two prizes at the PubWest Book Design Awards. Read more

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The Calgary Public Library is looking for Indigenous artists to help create a welcoming and educational environment at its new central library. Read more

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A gift estimated at up to $5 million from the estate of Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess includes works by the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, as well as European and Indigenous artists. Read more

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A record $3.6 million was paid for a painting by Quebec's most famous automatiste, Paul-Emile Borduas. That's just one highlight from the spring auction season. Read more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

Kiriko Watanabe has been appointed as the Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Curator. Read more

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Influential international artist Susan Hiller creates dreamlike works that explore the subconscious, the paranormal and the metaphysical. Read more

STORIES

Anna Torma’s lush and imaginative art fuses Hungarian textile traditions and feminist avant-garde practices. Her prolific and eclectic show is almost encyclopedic. Read more

STORIES

Lindsey Sharman has been appointed curator of the Art Gallery of Alberta, effective Aug. 7. Read more

NEWS

A moving survey of contemporary Métis art reveals a continuing tradition of meticulous craft, as well as lived stories of loss, resilience and cultural survival. Read more

STORIES

The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity announces Brandy Dahrouge's promotion to director of visual arts, effective immediately. Read more

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A major retrospective about Alberta artist Alex Janvier organized by the National Gallery of Canada opens June 16 at Calgary's Glenbow Museum. Read more

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A fascinating show of little-known work from Labrador sheds light on the unique visual culture of the world’s most southerly Inuit population. Read more

STORIES

Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan are the recipients of the Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. Read more

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Canadian artists Lorna Bauer and Laurie Kang return to the Banff Centre to develop new photographic work through this fully funded residency award. Read more

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