Book Club meets January 17th

The next ‘Reading Art’ Book Club will meet at the Vancouver Art Gallery on January 17, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The Book Club is open to everyone who enjoys reading and talking about art and artists. Gallery membership is not required. Please register to reserve your place for this free event. We … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, January 5, 2017

Vancouver Taiwanese-Canadian artist creates 252-metre long watercolour to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. John Chen, a Taiwanese-Canadian artist, has created a 252-metre long watercolour painting to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year. Chen’s painting is a combination of realism and imagination. It depicts travelling from his studio and house, overlooking big Douglas firs in a ravine on the … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, January 4, 2017

Vancouver The shards of B.C. Chinese history.  Gu Xiong has explored many places where early Chinese immigrants lived and struggled to create new identities, including historic settlements in Nelson, Barkerville and Kamloops. Xiong, a prominent Vancouver multimedia artist and someone who arrived here from China more than a century after the first immigrants came to B.C. … Continue reading