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19 November 2019 issue

Niap, “Untitled,” 2019

Galleries West

Vol. 4  No. 24   ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

Amid growing worries about the climate crisis, are cultural institutions doing enough to shrink their ecological footprint? Read more

STORIES

Niap, an Inuit artist from Northern Quebec, symbolically reclaims her ancestral territory by painting over landscape photographs. Read more

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Winnipeg artist uses screen prints and stop-motion animation to reflect on how and what we remember. Read more

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Artist explores how we see and understand colour in all its intoxicating glory. Read more

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Stunning paintings that resemble Métis beadwork are a call to preserve Mother Earth. Read more

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Ira Hoffecker uses art to come to terms with dark secrets from the past. Read more

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The late Milton Halvarson, an Edmonton teacher and school-board member, had a lifelong passion for Inuit art. Read more

NEWS

A new exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights shows how organized workers fought for workplace rights. Read more

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Police have found a $24,000 bronze statue stolen Nov. 4 from the doorway of a Vancouver art gallery. Read more

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The Vancouver Art Gallery’s Institute of Asian Art has launched a Mandarin-language series of art lectures. Read more

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Jenifer Papararo will join the Art Gallery of York University in Greater Toronto as director and curator. Read more

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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will host the national launch for a book that explores an artist's quest to gather items from the sites of more than 130 Indian residential schools. Read more

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Nordic Lab — a new initiative at Ottawa's SAW Gallery — is hoping to empower artists from isolated communities in Northern Canada by offering them a platform to show their work. Read more

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The crummy is a type of structure used to convey logging and resource workers to sites in BC. In Crummy Gallery, it was hoisted on scaffolding, a material that the Bomfords have often used in the past. (photo courtesy Campbell River Art Gallery)

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A temporary public artwork by three B.C. artists commissioned by the Campbell River Art Gallery on Vancouver Island has been shut down by city staff. Read more

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A citizens' group working to create a new national portrait museum is proposing a facility that is independent of federal control, says the Toronto Globe and Mail. Read more

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Stephanie Comilang is the recipient of the 2019 Sobey Art Award, worth $100,000. Read more

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Eli Bornstein, a 97-year-old Saskatchewan artist, is publishing what may be the final issue of The Structurist, an international art journal founded in 1960 at the University of Saskatchewan. Read more

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A new exhibition at the Textile Museum of Canada tells the story of a little-known group of Inuit artists and printmakers. Read more

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Mixed Company, a Winnipeg colloquium that runs June 25 to June 27, will consider how non-white methodologies can reshape cultural production and practice. Read more

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