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3 July 2018

Artists in "Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest" show their tattoos. (photo by Aaron Leonen)

Galleries West

Vol 3 No 14    ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

The findings dispel common myths about who attends arts events and explore issues of generational giving. Read more

NEWS

A wide-ranging show at the Vancouver Art Gallery that celebrates a classic Canadian icon is anything but claustrophobic. Read more

STORIES

The jury selected 15 finalists from among 500 submissions for the 20th annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition. Read more

NEWS

Vancouver artist Adad Hannah’s latest tableau vivant retells Gassed, the famous First World War painting by John Singer Sargent. Both works pay homage to victims of armed conflict. Read more

STORIES

Granville Island has begun the process of redeveloping the former north building of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Read more

NEWS

A new and surprisingly intimate memoir is chock full of anecdotes about one of Vancouver’s favourite artists. Apples are just one aspect of everyday life that Gathie Falk explored. Read more

BOOKS

The Vancouver Biennale launches its fourth edition with a mosque made out of chain-link fencing by Saudi Arabian artist Ajlan Gharem. Read more

NEWS

The board of governors of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design have named Gillian Siddall as the university’s next president and vice-chancellor. Read more

NEWS

Monica Tap combines landscapes from photographs, historical paintings and her own memories to create dreamy new scenes. Read more

STORIES

Gillian Willans is the winner of the $10,000 Eldon and Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize. Read more

NEWS

A compelling little whirl of a show considers changing conceptions of gender and sexual identity. Now on view in Edmonton, it will tour schools and libraries across the province. Read more

STORIES

A Vancouver exhibition by Northwest Indigenous artists reflects the resurgence of ancient tattooing practices as a process of cultural reclamation. Read more

STORIES

After its sale at auction was stopped by a public outcry, Marc Chagall's painting, "The Eiffel Tower," goes on display at the National Gallery of Canada on June 23. Read more

NEWS