Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, March 29, 2017

Vancouver A conversation with Tyler Russell.  In Part One of this conversation, Tyler Russell, executive director and curator of Centre A | Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, outlined Vancouver’s problematic colonial history and the early history of the non-profit that aimed to nurture Asian art. Here, he discusses the marginalisation of non-English speaking … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, March 22, 2017

Vancouver Rebecca Chaperon.  “An escape—be it mental or physical—is meant to propel a person into a different world. Maybe it’s a trashy television show; maybe it’s a good magazine; maybe it’s a beautiful piece of art. Rebecca Chaperon specializes in painting escapes. The Vancouver-based artist creates many works involving the idea of a portal to another … Continue reading

Book Club meets March 28

The Vancouver Art Gallery Library’s ‘Reading Art’ Book Club meets again on March 28th. Our inspiration is the Susan Point Spindle Whorl exhibition, now open at the Gallery. For details and to register for this free event, visit our Book Club page. Gallery membership is not required. We hope to see you there!