Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, June 19, 2018

Vancouver Videos teach how to pronounce Indigenous-named plazas by Vancouver Art Gallery and Queen Elizabeth Theatre.  Today, representatives of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations joined City of Vancouver and provincial officials to officially rename the plazas by the Vancouver Art Gallery and Queen Elizabeth Theatre.  The new name of the open space on … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, June 7, 2018

Vancouver Cabin Fever Exhibition Considers Big Definitions of Little Spaces This month, Vancouverites will be lucky enough to take part in an interactive three-month-long exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery, “Cabin Fever,” curated by none other than Jennifer Volland, the creative heart behind the popular 2013 VAG exhibit, “Grand Hotel.” “’Cabin Fever’ will look at … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, June 6, 2018

Edmonton Labours of Pain and Love.  The centrepiece of Cindy Baker’s solo exhibition “Crash Pad” is a durational performance in which the artist—alone or accompanied by another performer—rests on a sculptural object resembling a blister-packed pill on the floor of the gallery space. With its indented metal frame and mattress-sized cushion, this pill-pack bed evokes … Continue reading