Category Archive: See

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Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

Posted on November 15th, 2011

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, which is part of the University of British Columbia, exhibits contemporary art in all media, and develops programs in contemporary approaches to art historical curating and art criticism. It has a diverse program which has included a haunting exhibition of works by German painter Daniel Richter, Stan Douglas’ … (More →)

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Presentation House Gallery

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Worth the drive to the North Shore, Presentation House Gallery is a good reason not to judge a book by its cover. Despite the quirky community building housing this gallery, and the practically invisible entrance, the smallish space has a thought-provoking program that emphasizes photography and media art. PHG has presented solo shows of local … (More →)

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Blanket Gallery–CLOSED

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Blanket Gallery recently became a neighbour to the Satellite Gallery space which houses outposts of the Helen and Morris Belkin Gallery, Presentation House and the Museum of Anthropology. Founded in 2005, the Gallery works with artists in all media including video, painting, installation and sculpture. Perhaps the most notable thread in their roll call of … (More →)

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Vancouver Art Gallery

Posted on November 15th, 2011

The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) turns 80 this year and with a permanent collection of more than 10,000 works, it is the major visual arts institution of Western Canada. The Gallery houses 41,400 square feet of exhibition space in a building which combines the former Provincial Courthouse, built in 1906 and designed by Sir Francis … (More →)

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Equinox Gallery

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Like school, the art season starts in the fall, and every year for as long as I can remember, Equinox Gallery has opened the season with celebrated BC-based painter, Gordon Smith. Now in his nineties, he is as prolific as ever, producing poetic paintings of the landscape, often around his home in West Vancouver, canvases … (More →)