Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, August 25, 2016

The Arts News will be back next week on Wednesday (August 31) and Thursday (October 1).  Have a great weekend! Vancouver Douglas Coupland – Highbrow Hoarder.  “I’ve written before about links between collecting and hoarding—recoding art-collecting and art-fair behaviour as subdued forms of hoarding. Basically: Where does collecting end and hoarding begin? One thing psychologists … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, August 22, 2016

Vancouver The Georgia Straight presents Vancouver Mural Festival speaker panel: Fairness vs. Public Art  Moderated by Straight writer Amanda Siebert (yours truly), this panel discussion will highlight the need for skilled curation in public art. For the most part, the selection process in Vancouver with regard to public art involves open calls, special committees, diversity … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, August 10, 2016

Vancouver FilCan artists hold exhibit at Vancouver Consulate  The Dimasalang III International Artist Group, a distinguished cluster of Filipino-Canadian artists will showcase their works at the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver. Opening of the group exhibit is on Aug. 4. Their works will be on display for six months, according to artist Leo Cunanan. Philippine … Continue reading