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8 October 2019 issue

Teresa Posyniak, “Bark and Branches 1,” 2019

Galleries West

Vol. 4  No. 21   ISSN 2561-3316 

Editor: Portia Priegert

The bitter artistic rivalry and troubled marriage of two of Canada’s most popular artists explored in new book. Read more

BOOKS

Wisdom in the forest is about playing a long game. Read more

STORIES

Vanessa Lam’s interest in words and writing informs her latest abstract paintings. Read more

STORIES

Dead end or a chance to turn around? An Edmonton exhibition reconsiders suburbia. Read more

STORIES

A new documentary film traces Robert Davidson’s role as a catalyst for cultural renaissance. Read more

STORIES

Artists go to the Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival in Greenland. Read more

NEWS

A major painting, The Deposition, by Kent Monkman has been donated to the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Read more

NEWS

Three Western Canadian artists are participating in a five-person exhibition at the Textile Museum of Canada in Toronto until March 15. Read more

NEWS

The School of Art Gallery at the University of Manitoba is presenting Superscreen: The Making of an Artist-Run Counterculture and the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop, from Oct. 11 to Jan. 17. Read more

NEWS

A larger-than-life portrait of Vincent van Gogh by the late Saskatchewan artist Joe Fafard is inaugurating a new outdoor exhibition space at Calgary's Masters Gallery. Read more

NEWS

Applications are being accepted for the ArtsEverywhere Fellowship for Artistic Journalism, a year-long program that provides $20,000 in support. Read more

NEWS

Felicia Gay has been appointed as a curatorial fellow at the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina.  The position is a cross-appointment with the University of Regina and runs until April 2021. Read more

NEWS

An exhibition by the five finalists for the Sobey Art Award is on view at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton starting Saturday. Read more

NEWS

He has served in an acting capacity since 2018 and led the organization through a transition that saw the artist-run centre recommit to interdisciplinary programming from diverse perspectives and working to decolonize the arts in Victoria. Read more

NEWS

The public is invited to two presentations as part of In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice, A Research Convening. Read more

NEWS

Vancouver's Stan Douglas, known for his probing photography, film and video installations, has won the $100,000 Audain Prize for Visual Art. Read more

NEWS

People Among the People: The Public Art of Susan Point is one of five finalists for the City of Vancouver Book Award. Read more

NEWS

A sculpture created from 1,254 bicycles by internationally acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei is under construction in Winnipeg. Read more

NEWS

Artist, filmmaker and social activist Alanis Obomsawin will receive the Vancouver Biennale Distinguished Artist Award and unveil her 53rd film, Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger, at the Vancouver International Film Festival on Oct. 2 and Oct. 3. Read more

NEWS