Tag Archive: exhibitions

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Light Show @ Hayward

Posted on February 20th, 2013

David Batchelor, Magic Hour in Light Show

I wish I was in London right now to check the Light Show exhibition on at the Hayward. The exhibition, which features work by 22 artists, examines the use of light in art production over the past 50 years. Featured works range from free-standing light sculptures to immersive … (More →)

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Art Spiegelman @ VAG

Posted on February 15th, 2013

Art Spiegelman, Self Portrait with Maus Mask, 1989, Courtesy of the Artist

I could not be more excited for the opening of the Art Spiegelman exhibition this week at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The exhibition, which includes more than 400 works that relate to all aspects of Spiegleman’s prolific and diverse career, will offer … (More →)

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Neil Wedman: Selected Monochromatic Paintings and Works on Paper, Part Two of Two

Posted on February 12th, 2013

Installation view of the series Untitled (Flying Saucers & Underwater Volcanoes), 2010-2011
conté on laid paper. Photo: Scott Massey

The grisaille world of Neil Wedman’s monochromatic paintings and drawings is as infectious as are his many bouts of seemingly uncontrolled laughter; that laugh has been one of the most salient sources of public levity … (More →)

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The Museum of Everything

Posted on February 12th, 2013

Renowned for its museums chalk full of Old Master, Impressionist and Modern paintings, Paris is home to the great French tradition of painting through the 19th and 20th centuries, which is why it’s such a delight to find it is the currently also the site of The Museum of Everything. The Museum of Everything offers … (More →)

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Cindy Sherman

Posted on February 5th, 2013

Cindy Sherman, Untitled #96, 1981, chromogenic colour print, 61 x 121.9 cm
The Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Carl D. Lobell. © 2013 Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman’s importance as a contemporary artist cannot be overstated. According to artfacts.net, an admittedly subjective website dedicated to tracking artist rankings worldwide, Sherman comes in at number … (More →)

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Wil Aballe Art Projects

Posted on January 29th, 2013

Struck by the closing of several galleries in Vancouver and inspired by the success of other non-traditional art spaces, Wil Aballe has recently opened his eponymous Wil Aballe Art Projects with an inaugural exhibition of works by Sean Weisgerber. This collector-turned-gallerist, who admits to having been “obsessed” while collecting, packed up the majority of his … (More →)

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Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show

Posted on January 21st, 2013

Stefan Sagmeister, enfant-terrible of the design world, has been feted with a solo exhibition organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania that has travelled to Toronto and opened at The Design Exchange earlier this month. I really wish I was in Toronto right now to have the opportunity to view … (More →)

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Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

Posted on December 11th, 2012

We were captivated a few years ago by WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, a dynamic international survey examining the relationship between feminism and art, so were thrilled to hear the Seattle Art Museum would be the only North American venue to present Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris – and wondered … (More →)


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