Visual Arts News from the Vancouver Art Gallery Library July 25-28, 2014

Vancouver Canada’s Past, Seen Through Its Paintings Painting may serve as an expression of national, as well as personal, sentiment. One historical survey demonstrates again how intimately painting is related to a nation’s history, landscape, and people. Fine Art Connoisseur, July 24, 2014 Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything anything is everything … Continue reading

Visual Arts News from the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, July 24, 2014

Vancouver Screen captures from Star Wars inspire Chris Woods’ SANDSTORM. SANDSTORM, Chris Woods’s new series of paintings, is a thematic and stylistic departure from the work that has garnered him attention and acclaim. The Chilliwack-based artist has long been identified with a tightly painted photo-realism that parodies advertising and critiques consumer culture. He frequently quotes … Continue reading

Visual Arts News from the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, July 17, 2014

Vancouver Jonathan Borofsky celebrates human connection at the Vancouver Biennale. “No sooner had Jonathan Borofsky’s new public artwork arisen on the False Creek seawall than kids were taking pictures of it with their parents’ cellphones and cyclists were stopping to shout out “I love your piece!The veteran artist’s 24-foot-tall vision of interlocking, multicoloured figures linking … Continue reading