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22 October 2019 issue

Chantal Fraser, “The Way,” 2018

Galleries West

Vol. 4  No. 22   ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

Expansive show of Indigenous artists from the Pacific region – north and south – reflects on the loss of traditional territory. Read more

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Visitors can get tested for HIV at a show by a Los Angeles artist who puts a happy face on blood in the era of AIDS. Read more

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Over-the-top artifice marks latest paintings by internationally acclaimed Vancouver-based artist. Read more

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Sunken mythology meets art historical mythos in a contemporary reimagining by Elise Rasmussen. Read more

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Dee Barsy celebrates the important role of insects in maintaining nature’s balance. Read more

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An exhibition by Calgary artist Katie Ohe and four of her former students demonstrates the power of a generous mentor. Read more

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A historic agreement between Kwakwaka’wakw artist Carey Newman (Hayalthkin’geme) and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights has been finalized in a traditional ceremony at Kumugwe, the K'ómoks First Nation Bighouse on Vancouver Island. Read more

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The Kitikmeot Heritage Society (Pitquhirnikkut Ilihautiniq), which has a long-term loan agreement with the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., unveiled nine new artifacts at its Cambridge Bay museum last month. Read more

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Students head back to classes after fire at Vancouver's Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Read more

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The Hnatyshyn Foundation announces $75,000 in awards for Canada’s visual artists and curators. Read more

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Spalding, an artist, curator and museum director who had worked at leading institutions across the country, suffered a massive stroke on Monday en route to Toronto from Fredericton, his family said. Read more

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Calgary's TrépanierBaer Gallery will celebrate the opening of Discovering Oscar Cahén, an exhibition featuring a selection of rarely seen work by the founding member of Painters Eleven, on Oct. 19. Read more

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Vancouver's Eastside Culture Crawl Society is hosting a public forum and exhibition about the crisis facing visual artists displaced from their studios, cooperative spaces and artistic communities by the city's fast-paced development. Read more

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Work by Winnipeg artist Luther Konadu and Toronto-based artists Ethan Murphy and Zinnia Naqvi is on view at the National Gallery of Canada as part of the New Generation Photography Award. Read more

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The images in 60/60 acknowledge many artists, and highlight innovations in style, technique, scale and subject matter. A preview of the 2019 Cape Dorset annual print collection will also be on display. Read more

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Michelle Schultz has been appointed as the executive director of Latitude 53. Read more

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The BC Museums Association has honoured Ian Thom, a former curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery, with its distinguished service award. Read more

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